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LAW OF ARCHIMEDES

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does law of Archimedes mean? 

LAW OF ARCHIMEDES (noun)
  The noun LAW OF ARCHIMEDES has 1 sense:

1. (hydrostatics) the apparent loss in weight of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced fluid

  Familiarity information: LAW OF ARCHIMEDES used as a noun is very rare.


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LAW OF ARCHIMEDES (noun)


Sense 1law of Archimedes [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(hydrostatics) the apparent loss in weight of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced fluid

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

Archimedes' principle; law of Archimedes

Hypernyms ("law of Archimedes" is a kind of...):

law; law of nature (a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature)

Domain category:

hydrostatics (study of the mechanical properties of fluids that are not in motion)


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