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eureka

c. 1600, from Greek heureka "I have found (it)," first person singular perfect active indicative of heuriskein "to find" (see heuristic). Supposedly shouted by Archimedes (c. 287-212 B.C.E.) when he solved a problem that had been set to him: determining whether goldsmiths had adulterated the metal in the crown of Hiero II, king of Syracuse.

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Definitions of eureka from WordNet

Eureka (n.)
an alloy of copper and nickel with high electrical resistance and a low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire;
Synonyms: constantan
Eureka (n.)
a town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean;
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