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[sti-vee-nuh s]
  1. Stevin, Simon.
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  • In hydrostatics, Stevinus had extended and applied the discovery of Archimedes.

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    Herbert Spencer

  • But all this does not affect in the least the historical value of Stevinus's thoughts.

  • If we were to reproduce Stevinus's demonstration to-day, we should have to change it slightly.

  • I cannot conceive how it is possible, quoth my uncle Toby, for such a thing as a sermon to have got into my Stevinus.

  • What business Stevinus had in this affair,—is the greatest problem of all:——It shall be solved,—but not in the next chapter.