Definition of Eureka

1. Noun. An alloy of copper and nickel with high electrical resistance and a low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire.

Exact synonyms: Constantan
Generic synonyms: Copper-base Alloy



2. Noun. A town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean.
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State

Definition of Eureka

1. Interjection. An exclamation indicating sudden discovery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eureka

1. used to express triumph upon discovering something [interj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eureka

eupneic
eupnoea
eupnoeas
eupnoeic
eupnœa
eupnœic
eupraxia
eupraxy
euprocin hydrochloride
eupryion
eupryions
eupsychian
eur-
eur.
eurasiatio
eureka (current term)
eureka effect
eureka effects
eureka moment
eureka moments
eurekas
eurgh
eurhipidurous
eurhythmia
eurhythmic
eurhythmics
eurhythmies
eurhythmy
euripe
euripes

Literary usage of Eureka

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"The Richmond Company agreed to convey to the eureka, with warranty against its own acts, all its right, title and interest in and to the mining ground ..."

2. Digest of Decisions of the Courts and Interstate Commerce Commission Under by Edward Beauchamp Peirce (1908)
"St. Louis, Mo., eureka Springs, Ark., bagging and ties, see "Bagging ami ties," 1. St. Louis, Mo., eureka Springs, Ark., bones, see "Bones," 1. ..."

3. History of the San Francisco Stock and Exchange Board by Joseph L. King (1910)
"66 The eureka and the Jackson mines in eureka District, Nevada, ... The eureka and the adjoining mine, the Richmond, were in continual litigation. ..."

4. Obsolete American Securities and Corporations by Roland Mulville Smythe (1911)
"eureka Cigar Machine Co. Office in New York. Dissolved 1892. ... eureka Copper Mining Co. Incorporated in Michigan 1863. Stock worthless. eureka Cuspidor Co ..."

5. Human Resources for Science & Technology: The European Region (1996) by Jean M. Johnson, Jeanne E. Griffith (2000)
"eureka Another European cooperative effort in R&D (outside the EU Program) is ... eureka programs were established in 1985 to raise the competitiveness of ..."

6. Intercollegiate Debates edited by Paul Martin Pearson, Egbert Ray Nichols (1914)
"and eureka College. The first of a series of three triangular debates between ... Illinois Wesleyan had the affirmative against eureka College and the ..."

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