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βάθος [α^], εος, τό, βαθύς)
A.depth or height, acc. as measured up or down, “Ταρτάρου βάθηA.Pr.1029; “αἰθέρος βάθοςE.Med.1297, cf. Ar. Av.1715; βάθους μετέχειν to be a solid, possessing depth as well as length and breadth, Pl.R.528b; “εἴτ᾽ ἐν βάθεσιν εἴτ᾽ ἐν τάχεσινId.Plt. 299e; “βάθους αὔξηId.R.528d; opp. μῆκος, πλάτος, Arist.Ph.209a5; “μεγέθους τὸ ἐπὶ τρία [συνεχὲς] β.Id.Metaph.1020a12: with Preps., “ἐκ βάθεοςin depth, Hdt.1.186; “ἐκ βάθουςthrough and through, Plot. 5.8.10; “εἰς βάθοςArist.Mete.386a23, al.; “ἐν βάθειId.Sens.440a14, etc.; “κατὰ βάθουςId.Mete.339b12; κατὰ βάθος in a descending scale, metaph. of causation, Dam.Pr.95: freq. in military sense, depth of a line of battle, X.HG3.4.13, etc.; “ἐπὶ βάθος τάσσεσθαιin depth of line, Th.5.68; “ἐς β. ἐκτάξαιArr.An.1.2.4; β. τριχῶν, of long thick hair, Hdt.5.9; “ἄτομα πώγωνος βάθηEphipp.14.7; interior of a country, Str.3.3.7, al.; depth, of perspective in a picture, Procop.Gaz.Ecphr. p.157 B.: pl., “βάθηdepths, Pl.Ti.44d, etc.; deep water, opp. shallows near shore, LXXPs.68(69).2, al., Ev.Luc.5.4; “ἐν τοῖς βάθεσινArist. HA599b9.
b. Astron., = ταπείνωμα, Vett.Val.241.26.
3. of lit. style, bathos,ὕψους β.Longin.2.1. (Substituted for βένθος under the influence of βαθύς.
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