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
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