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rĕsulto , no
I.perf., ātum, 1, v. freq. n. and a. [resilio], to spring or leap back, to rebound (poet. and in post-Aug. prose; only of inanimate or abstract subjects).
I. Lit.: “(corpora) conflicta resultant, etc.,Lucr. 2, 98 and 101: “tela irrita galeā clipeoque,Verg. A. 10, 330: “aqua objectu lapillorum,Quint. 12, 2, 11; cf.: “unda scissa, Petr. poët. Sat. 89, 2, 31: illisum caput scopulis resultat,Sen. Hippol. 1064.— Of animals: resultabunt canes ululantibus lupis, Amm 31, 1, 2.—
B. In partic., of sound, to reverberate, resound, re-echo: “ubi concava pulsu Saxa sonant vocisque offensa resultat imago,Verg. G. 4, 50: “inimica est (apibus) echo resultanti sono,Plin. 11, 19, 21, § 65: “murmur in duris,id. 2, 80, 82, § 193. —
2. Transf., of places or things that return a sound, to resound, re-echo, reverberate, ring, etc.: “pulsati colles clamore resultant,Verg. A. 5, 150: “colles,id. ib. 8, 305: “saltus,Tac. A. 1, 65: “juga longa,Stat. Th. 2, 714: “tecta vocibus,Plin. Pan. 73: “aera percussis incudibus,Mart. 9, 69, 5: “parma pulsu umbonum,Claud. VI. Cons. Hon. 629: “resultantibus armis et tubis,Amm. 20, 11, 21: “resultantibus lituis,id. 19, 6, 10.—With a homogeneous object: “sonum (saxa),App. M. 5, p. 161, 38; Calp. Ecl. 4, 5.—
II. Trop., of pronunciation, etc., to leap, hop: (verba) ne brevium (syllabarum) contexu resultent, produce a jumping or jerking effect, Quint. 9, 4, 66: “praeceps ac resultans (in oratione, opp. tardum et segne),id. 9, 4, 83; cf. id. 11, 3, 183; 12, 10, 73: “ut barbara nomina Graecis versibus non resultent,” i. e. are unfit for, unsuiled to, Plin. Ep. 8, 4, 3.
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