Definition of Archimedes' law in English:

Archimedes' law

noun

  • 1Physics
    Physics = Archimedes' principle.

  • 2Mechanics
    Mechanics (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.

Origin

Late 19th century.