pou sto

\ ˈpüˈstō, chiefly British ˈpau̇ˈ- \

Definition of pou sto

: a standing place or vantage point : base, basis

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History and Etymology for pou sto

Greek pou stō where I may stand; from a statement attributed (in various forms) to Archimedes, “Give me a place to stand (literally, where I may stand) and I will move the earth”

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“Pou sto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pou%20sto. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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