Archimedes

[bryozoan] Archimedes is a genus of Bryozoans belonging to the family Fenestellidae. The first use of the term `Archimedes` in relation to this genus was in 1838. ==Etymology== This genus of bryozoans is named Archimedes because of its corkscrew shape, in analogy to the Archimedes` screw, a type of water pump which inspired modern ship prop...
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Archimedes

Archimedes was a corkscrew-shaped colonial genus of bryozoan named for the ancient Greek Archimedes, who invented the water screw (the bryozoan looks like the water screw). The marine bryozoan Archimedes were tubular-shaped zooids with calcified walls. They lived in colonies during the Carboniferous, roughly 360 to 280 million years ago. Classifica...
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Archimedes

[n] - Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)
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Archimedes

Ar`chi·me'des noun (Paleon.) An extinct genus of Bryzoa characteristic of the subcarboniferous rocks. Its form is that of a screw.
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Archimedes

noun Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)
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Archimedes

• (n.) An extinct genus of Bryzoa characteristic of the subcarboniferous rocks. Its form is that of a screw.
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Archimedes

the most famous mathematician and inventor of ancient Greece. Archimedes is especially important for his discovery of the relation between the ... [16 related articles]
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Archimedes

Archimedes (ärkimē'dēz) , 287–212 B.C., Greek mathematician, physicist, and inventor. He is famous for his work in geometry (on the circle, sphere, cylinder, and parabola), physics, mechanics, and hydrostatics. He lived most of his life in his native Syracuse, where he was...
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Archimedes

(mathematician) Greek mathematician and philosopher who made major discoveries in geometry, hydrostatics, and mechanics, and established the sciences of statics and hydrostatics. He formulated a law of fluid displacement (Archimedes&#...
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Archimedes

[CAD] Archimedes – `The Open CAD` – (also called Arquimedes) is a computer-aided design (CAD) program being developed with direct input from architects and architecture firms. With this design philosophy, the developers hope to create software better suited for architecture than the currently widely used AutoCAD, and other available CAD...
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Archimedes

[crater] Archimedes is a large lunar impact crater on the eastern edges of the Mare Imbrium. The diameter of Archimedes is the largest of any crater on the Mare Imbrium. The rim has a significant outer rampart brightened with ejecta and the upper portion of a terraced inner wall, but lacks the ray system associated with younger craters. A t...
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Archimedes

levers Generally considered the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest of all time, Archimedes anticipated modern calculus and analysis by applying concepts of infinitesimals and the method of exhaustion to derive and rigorously prove a range of geometrical theorems, including the area of a circle, the surface area and volume ...
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