| Share
 

Archimedes Screw

An endless screw, used for raising water, propelling ships, etc., invented by Archimedes of Syracuse.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Archimedes Screw from Infoplease:

Related Content