Archimedes Principle

The quantity of water removed by any body immersed therein will equal in bulk the bulk of the body immersed. This scientific fact was noted by the philosopher Archimedes. (See Eureka.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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