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χεῦμα , ατος, τό, (χέω)
A.that which is poured, stream, χ. κασσιτέροιο stream of molten tin, Il.23.561; “χ. θαλάσσηςA.Fr.192.2 (anap.); “πόντουE.Fr.316.2, Trag.Adesp.157; “ποτάμιον χ. ὑδάτωνE.Hel.1304 (lyr.); “χ. ἘρασίνουA.Supp.1020(lyr.), cf. Eu.293; χ. ἀκήρατον pure spring water, S.OC471; even σταθερὸν χ. standing water, A.Fr.276; also “ἄνεμός ἐστιν ἠέρος ῥεῦμα καὶ χ.Hp.Flat.3: pl., streams,ΣκαμάνδρουPi.N.9.39, cf. A.Supp.1028 (lyr.), E.Ph.793 (lyr.).
2. generally, χ. νιφετοῖο fall of snow, Nonn.D.3.213, cf. 210.
3. metaph., stream, flow,εὔμουσα χ.AP9.661 (Jul.Aeg.): of language, Longin.13.1.
II. pl., cast vessels, bowls,χεύματα ἀργύρεα κυκλοτερέαHdt.1.51, cf. Poll.10.82.
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