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ἐκβολ-ή , , (ἐκβάλλω
A.throwing out, ψήφων . casting the votes out of the urn, A. Eu.748.
2.jettisoning of cargo, Id.Th.769 (lyr.), Arist.EN1110a9, Act.Ap.27.18 (but simply, unloading, Sammelb.1207): metaph., . τῆς δόξης casting out of it, getting rid of it, Pl.Sph.230b, R.412e; “. ἐλέουAphth.Prog.7, cf. Diog.Oen.4.
II. expulsion, banishment, A.Supp.421 (lyr., pl.); “μετὰ τὴν τῶν τυράννων .Arist.Pol.1275b36; “ἐκβολαὶ ἐκ τῆς πόλεωςPl.Lg.847b ; dislodgement, ejection, Plb.4.8.4.
2. divorce, repudiation,γυναικόςLib.Decl.26.45.
III. letting fall or drop,δακρύων ἐκβολαίE.HF742 (lyr.); . [ὀδόντων] casting or shedding of teeth, Arist.GA789a15.
IV. expulsion of a foetus, Hp. Mul.1.78.
2. . σίτου the time when the corn comes into ear, Th.4.1.
3. shoot,καυλοῦDsc.3.114.
V. putting out of a joint, dislocation,ἐκβολαὶ τῶν ἄρθρωνPlu.2.164f.
VI. putting forth, exposing,μαστῶνPlb.2.56.7.
VII. debouchure, outlet,. ΠηνειοῦHdt.7.128 ; mouth of a river, in pl., Th.2.102 ; in sg., Id.7.35, Pl.Phd. 113a : pass leading out of a chain of mountains, “αἱ ἐκβολαὶ τοῦ ΚιθαιρῶνοςHdt.9.38.
2. by-way,. ἐκ τῆς ὁδοῦ τῆς εὐθείαςPaus.3.10.7 : metaph., “. λόγουdigression, Th.1.97, Philostr.Her.19.14 (pl.), etc.
3. close of a verse, Eust.900.24.
4. projection, στόματος a snout, Philostr.Jun.Im.12.
VIII. (from Pass.), that which is cast out, δικέλλης . earth thrown up by a mattock, upcast, S.Ant. 250 ; οὐρεία . children cast or exposed on the mountains, E.Hec.1079 (anap.).
2. cargo thrown overboard, jetsam, πλὴν ἐκβολῆς, ἣν ἂν..ἐκβάλωνται Syngr. ap. D.35.11; so ἐκβολαὶ νεώς wrecked seamen, E.IT1424.
IX. in Music, interval of five διέσεις, Plu.2.1141b, Bacch.Harm.42, Aristid.Quint.1.10.
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