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Ar'chime'des' screw'




a device consisting essentially of a spiral passage within an inclined cylinder for raising water to a height when rotated. Also,Ar'chime'dean screw'.Also called water snail.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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