eureka

Part of speech:

I have found ( it); a cry of exultation over a discovery, said to have been uttered by Archimedes, on discovering how to find the amount of alloy in the crown of Hiero, tyrant of Syracuse.

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Usage examples "eureka":

  1. I tell you now because I must negotiate a loan on my share in the Eureka, and of course you are the man to approach." - "The Henchman", Mark Lee Luther.
  2. " Eureka," exclaimed Lionel; " the quaint spot I have wished to see again; and which you should sketch, Miss Vernon." - "A Heart-Song of To-day", Annie Gregg Savigny.
  3. He turned and walked down the street, and after a moment's hesitation Dorothy caught Eureka in her arms and climbed into the buggy. - "Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz", L. Frank Baum..