Eureka

Primary Meanings of Eureka

1.
n
a town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean
2.
n
an alloy of copper and nickel with high electrical resistance and a low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire
Full Definitions of Eureka
1

n a town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean

Example of:
town
an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
2

n an alloy of copper and nickel with high electrical resistance and a low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire

Synonyms:
constantan
Type of:
copper-base alloy
any alloy whose principal component is copper