Archimedes

biographical name Ar·chi·me·des \ ˌär-kə-ˈmē-dēz \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of Archimedes

circa 287–212 b.c. Greek mathematician and inventor

Archimedean

play \ˌär-kə-ˈmē-dē-ən, -mi-ˈdē-\ adjective

Learn More about archimedes


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Archimedes? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

pleasing or sweet sound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!