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στιγ-μή , , on a bird's plumage, Alex.Mynd. ap.Ath.9.398d (pl.); brand-mark, D.S.34/5.2.1 (pl.).
2. mathematical point, Arist.Top.108b26, EN1174b12, de An.427a10, al., Apollod.Stoic.3.259; ὅσον ς. αἱματίνη 'a speck of blood', Arist.HA 561a11.
3. metaph. of anything very small, jot, tittle, “εἴ γ᾽ εἶχε στιγμὴν σκιὰν τούτωνD.21.115, cf. Men.1067; of time, Simon. 196, LXX Is.29.5; ἐν ς. χρόνου in a moment, Ev.Luc.4.5; “ς. χρόνου βίοςPlu.2.13a, cf. AP7.472 (Leon.); ἐν ς. without χρόνου, Vett.Val.131.4; στιγμῇ καιρου̂ͅ,= puncto temporis, Gloss.
II. Gramm., ς. or τελεία ς. full stop, period, μέση ς. colon, D.T.630.6, cf. ὑποστιγμή: Nicanor made 8 στιγμαί, Sch.ibId.p.24 H., cf. Suid. s.v. Νικάνωρ; ς. πᾶσα σημεῖον αὐτοτελείας A.D.Adv.182.17, cf. Pron.53.16, al.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 115
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 29.5
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