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ἄρσις , εως, , (αἴρω)
A.raising or lifting,τῶν σκελῶνArist.IA711b25; “πᾶσα πορεία ἐξ ἄρσεως καὶ θέσεως συντελεῖταιId.Pr.885b6; βοῶν, as an athletic feat, IG2.471.78 (pl.); “μηχανήματοςPlb.8.4.6; taking up, examination,δειγμάτωνPOxy.708.5, 18 (ii A. D.); plucking, pulling up of a herb, PMag.Par.1.2977.
b. distillation,ὕδατοςPs.-Democr. ap.Zos.Alch.p.152 B.; sublimation, νεφέλης ibid.
2. (from Pass.) rising,κυμάτωνArist.Mu.396a26.
3. that which is lifted, burden, LXX 4 Ki.8.9, al.; that which is taken, . βασιλέως portion from the king's table, ib.2 Ki.19.42, cf.11.8.
4. dignity, Aq.Ge.49.3.
II. removal,τὴν <ἐκ> θαλάττης . [τῶν κητῶν]D.S.3.41; “ἀκανθῶνPOxy. 909.25 (iii A. D.); “τριχῶνDsc.5.146.
2. taking away, removal, abolition, dub. in Arist.Metaph.1019b16; “τοῦ ὄντοςPlu.2.1130a; “τοῦ φόβουMetrod.Herc.831.16.
b. Gramm., omission, e.g. of the reduplication, Rh.3.566 W.
3. negation, Phld.Sign.14, Prm.p.850 S.; opp. θέσις, S.E.P.1.192, cf. Plot.5.5.6; = στέρησις, Id.2.4.13.
4. destruction, ruin, OGI315.59(Pessinus, ii B. C.).
III. raising of the foot in beating time, opp. θέσις, downward beat, Aristox. Rhyth.12.17, D.H.Dem.48, Aristid.Quint.1.13, Luc.Harm.I, etc.
IV. ἄρσις: ζύμη, Hsch.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 8.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.4.6
    • Old Testament, 2 Samuel, 11.8
    • Old Testament, 2 Samuel, 19.42
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.41
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 48
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