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ἀντιστροφ-ή , ,
A.a turning about:
I. in choruses and dances, strophic correspondence, D.H.Comp.25; in later writers, = ἀντίστροφος, (q.v.), Sch.Ar.Nu.595,al.
II. Rhet., repetition of closing words in successive members, Phld.Rh.1.195 S., Hermog.Id.1.12, cf, 2.1, Eust.945.60; “. τὸ ἐναντίον τῆς ἐπαναφορᾶςAlex.Fig.2.4.
2. inversion, of construction, e.g. ἠχῶν ἔπεσα for “πεσὼν ἤχησαPhoeb. Fig.1.5.
3. Gramm., inversion of letters (e.g. ἀκήν, ἦκα), EM 424.8.
III. inversion, κατὰ τὴν . τῆς ἀναλογίας in inverse ratio, Arist.Ph.266b18:—in Logic, conversion of terms of a proposition, Id.APr.25a40; . δέχεσθαι to be convertible, ib.50b32.
b. Math., “τῶν θεωρημάτων Euc.p.251 F., cf. Apollon.Perg.Con.2.49; . προηγουμένη complete conversion, Euc.p.253F.; “. ἀξιωμάτωνStoic.2.64; generally, “κατ᾽ -φήνconversely, Metrod.Herc. 831.14.
2. retortion of an argument, Arist.APr.61a22.
3. change of a proposition into its opposite, ib.38a3,39a28.
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 595
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