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ῥι_π-ή , , (ῥίπτω) poet. Noun,
A.swing or force with which anything is thrown, ὅσση δ᾽ αἰγανέης ῥιπὴ . . τέτυκται as far as is the flight of a javelin, Il.16.589; “λᾶος ὑπὸ ῥιπῆς12.462, Od.8.192; πέτριναι . E. Hel.1123 (lyr.); βελέων . Pi.N.1.68; ὑπὸ ῥιπῆς . . Βορέαο the sweep or rush of the N. wind, Il.15.171, 19.358, cf. B.5.46; “κυμάτων ῥιπαὶ ἀνέμων τεPi.P.4.195, cf. Parth.2.20, Fr.88.2; “. ἀνέμωνId.P.9.48, S.Ant.137 (lyr., here metaph. of gusts of passion, cf. 930); . Διόθεν τεύχουσα φόβον storm, A.Pr.1089 (anap.), cf. A.R.1.1016; . πυρός rush of fire, Il.21.12; “ἀνδρός8.355; “ἀθανάτωνHes.Th.681, 849; κεραυνῶν, χαλάζης, Opp.H.3.21, Q.S.14.77; ὑπὸ ῥιπῇς Ἀφροδίτης, of love, Opp.H.4.141; νυχιᾶν ἐννυχιᾶν Lachm.) ἀπὸ ῥιπᾶν from the night storms, i.e. from the North, the land of darkness and storms, S.OC1248 (lyr., but Sch. understands Ῥιπᾶν, v. Ῥῖπαι).
2. πτερύγων ῥιπαί flapping of wings, A.Pr.126 (anap.), cf. E.Fr.594.4; buzz of a gnat's wing, A.Ag.893; of the lyre's quivering notes, Pi.P.1.10.
3. quivering, twinkling light, “ῥιπαὶ ἄστρωνS.El.106 (anap.).
b. of any rapid movement, “. ποδῶνE.IT885 (lyr.); . ὠκυάλῳ, of a dolphin, Opp.H.2.535; of a bird's wing, “οὐδὲ τινάσσει ῥιπήνA.R.2.935; ἐν . ὀφθαλμοῦ the twinkling of an eye, 1 Ep.Cor. 15.52.
4. a strong smell, “. οἴνουPi.Fr.166.
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