Eureka

Eureka (i.e. I have found it), the exclamation of Archimedes on discovering how to test the purity of the gold in the crown of Hiero (q.v.); he discovered it, tradition says, when taking a bath.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Eure-et-Loir * Euripides
Eumolpus
Eunomians
Eunomius
Eupatoria
Euphemism
Euphrates
Euphrosyne
Euphuism
Eure
Eure-et-Loir
Eureka
Euripides
Europa
Europe
Eurotas
Eurus
Eurydice
Eurystheus
Eusebius Pamphili
Eustachio, Bartolommeo
Eustathius

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Eureka in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable