# What Does Eureka Mean?

Eureka has its origin in Greek and is taken from the word heurēka. This expression is supposed to be exclaimed by Archimedes when he discovered the way to measure the volume of an uneven solid. This method of Archimedes was then used to find out the purity of Gold objects. The word heurēka is actually the first person singular and perfect tense of heuriskein. The heuriuskein means to find. Thus, the exclamation eureka means I have found (it).

Today, this exclamation is widely used often in a humorous way. Eureka is used to show how one is that he has discovered the answer to a problem or has found something. Thus, this expression indicates triumph of finding or discovering something. Some words which could be used for 'eureka' but not in the form of an interjection are: solve, unriddle, discover, fathom, hunt out, satisfy, set at rest and determine.
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Ok i have a very old women golden watch and it is writen on the back EUREKA ,,, is there some company that exsist ,,, how can i find the price of that watch ,,,
Eureka is Greek for I have found it, spoken by Archimedes.
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Eureka has its origin in Greek and is taken from the word heurēka. This expression is supposed to be exclaimed by Archimedes when he discovered the way to measure the volume of an uneven solid. This method of Archimedes was then used to find out the purity of Gold objects. The word heurēka is actually the first person singular and perfect tense of heuriskein. The heuriuskein means to find. Thus, the exclamation eureka means I have found (it).

Today, this exclamation is widely used often in a humorous way. Eureka is used to show how one is that he has discovered the answer to a problem or has found something. Thus, this expression indicates triumph of finding or discovering something. Some words which could be used for 'eureka' but not in the form of an interjection are: solve, unriddle, discover, fathom, hunt out, satisfy, set at rest and determine.
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### The Meaning Of Eureka :

Legend has it that Archimedes shouted the word when he realized that

the volume of an irregular solid could be determined by submerging it

in water and measuring the amount of water it displaced.

Eureka is an expression which was made famous by the scientist

Albert Einstein who made many great advances in science. Eureka is also

a small town in which a show that is on the Sci Fi channel is based off

of. Many people also may use the word in the sentence "it was a Eureka

moment" meaning that they all of a sudden had a great idea.
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I have found (it)!
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EUREKA
Means, euro= ore or gold.
Ka, means here.
In English ore has taken the meaning of a mineral but in Italy its still called oro which means gold.
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Exclamation of satisfaction on discovering something.
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