One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Physics= "Archimedes' principle".
2Mechanics (more fully "Archimedes' law of levers") the principle that, given a bar that pivots on a fulcrum and holds an object on each side, the bar is balanced when the product of weight multiplied by distance from the fulcrum is equal for each object.
Late 19th century.
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