Origin of Archimedean
Examples from the Web for archimedean
It is the Archimedean lever by which the great human world has been raised.
Next, the wet hanks have to be squeezed in the Archimedean press, and then hung up in that large, hot drying-room.
This term generally alludes to the Archimedean screw, or screw-propeller.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
Archimedean Screw, a machine for raising water, said to have been invented by Archimedes.
When a business man once gets his mind set, not even an Archimedean lever could stir it.The Holy Cross and Other Tales|Eugene Field