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trans -curro , curri or cŭcurri (the former, Cic. Brut. 81, 282; Auct. Her. 4, 34, 45; Liv. 40, 40, 7; Quint. 9, 3, 89; Sen. Contr. 1, 6, 10;
I.the latter,Plin. 2, 26, 25, § 96; Suet. Calig. 24; Curt. 6, 3, 16), cursum, 3, v. n. and a.
I. To run over or across, to run, go, sail, etc., by or past.
B. Trop.: “ne sine delectu temere in dissimilem rem,Auct. Her. 4, 34, 45: “hic tamen ad melius poterit transcurrere quondam,Hor. S. 2, 2, 82: “in prolem transcurrit gratia patrum,Claud. Laud. Stil. 2, 51; so, “tempus,Petr. 136.—Impers. pass.: “praecipiti cursu a virtute descitum, ad vitia transcursum,Vell. 2, 1, 1.—
II. To run, hasten, or pass through, to traverse.
A. Lit.: “per spatium,Lucr. 4, 192: “per geminum tempus (harundo),Sil. 12, 414: “cum transcucurrisset Campaniam,Suet. Calig. 24: “reliquas trunci partes (umor),Col. 3, 10, 1: “(luna) radios solis,id. 2, 10, 10: “Hellespontum,Nep. Eum. 3, 3: “tot montium juga transcucurrimus,Curt. 6, 3, 16: “caelum (nimbus),Verg. A. 9. 111.— In pass.: “raptim transcursā primā porticu,App. M. 9, p. 217; id. Flor. 1, p. 520, 19.—
B. Trop.
1. In gen.: suum cursum, to run through, hasten to the end of one's career, * Cic. Brut. 81, 282. —
2. In partic., to run through or over in speaking, to treat cursorily, touch briefly upon: “narrationem,Sen. Contr. 1, 2 med.: “partem operis,Quint. 9, 3, 89: “in quā (narratione) sciens transcurram subtiles nimium divisiones,pass over, id. 4, 2, 2; 10, 1, 19; 10, 5, 8.
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