Mesolabe

Mesolabe

Mes"o*labe\, n. [L. mesolabium, Gr. ?; me`sos middle + ? to take.] An instrument of the ancients for finding two mean proportionals between two given lines, required in solving the problem of the duplication of the cube. --Brande & C.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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