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βρα^χύτης [υ^], ητος, ,
A.shortness, opp. μῆκος, Pl.Plt.283c; μελέτης βραχύτητι with shortness of practice, Th.1.138; narrowness, deficiency, “μετὰ βραχύτητος γνώμηςId.3.42.
2. smallness, “τοῦ βάθουςArist.Mete.354a18.
3. shortness of a syllable, in prosody, Pl.R.400c (pl.), Arist.Po.1456b32, Plu.2.947e, S.E.M.1.100.
4. scantiness, “τῶν ὄντωνLib.Or.62.59.
5. shallowness, “θαλάττηςScyl. 112.
6. Rhet., use of a condensed or allusive expression, Trypho Trop.p.202 S.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1456b.32
    • Plato, Republic, 400c
    • Plato, Statesman, 283c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.138
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.42
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