Archimedean principle

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Archimedean principle

[¦är·kə¦mēd·ē·ən ′prin·sə·pəl]
(physics)
The principle that a body immersed in a fluid undergoes an apparent loss in weight equal to the weight of the fluid it displaces.
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Hensel (13) has introduced a normed space which does not have the Archimedean property.
He indeed introduced a field with a valuation norm, which does not have the Archimedean property.