• Definition for "mesolabe"
    • An ancient instrument for finding two mean proportionals…
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  • Sentence for "mesolabe"
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mesolabe definition

  • noun:
    • An ancient instrument for finding two mean proportionals between two offered lines, required in resolving the situation of the replication associated with the cube.
    • An instrument for the ancients for finding two mean proportionals between two given outlines, required in resolving the problem associated with the replication regarding the cube.
    • A mechanical contrivance for geometrically extracting the roots of volumes.
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