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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 eu·re·ka /jʊˈrikə/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Eu·re·ka  The exclamation attributed to Archimedes, who is said to have cried out Eureka! eureka!” (I have found it! I have found it!), upon suddenly discovering a method of finding out how much the gold of King Hiero's crown had been alloyed. Hence, an expression of triumph concerning a discovery.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a copper-nickel alloy with high electrical resistance and a
           low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire
           [syn: constantan]
      2: a town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific