Archimedes

biographical name
Ar·​chi·​me·​des | \ ˌär-kə-ˈmē-dēz How to pronounce Archimedes (audio) \

Definition of Archimedes

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

Other Words from Archimedes

Archimedean \ ˌär-​kə-​ˈmē-​dē-​ən How to pronounce Archimedes (audio) , -​mi-​ˈdē-​ \ adjective

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“Archimedes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Archimedes. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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