# 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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