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δίεσις , εως, , (διΐημι)
A.sending through, discharge, of a liquid, f. l. for δέξις, Hp.Superf.29; putting through,τῆς πλεκτάνης διὰ τοῦ αὐλοῦArist. GA720b33; letting through, opp. σύλληψις, Plu.Art.3.
2. release, discharge, Sammelb.4638.21 (ii B. C.).
3. dismissal of a wife, divorce, PMasp.153.17 (vi A. D.), etc.
II. moistening, wetting, Hp.Ulc.14, Dsc.1.26.
III. in Music, the smallest interval in the scale, [“ ἀρχὴ] ἐν μέλει δ.Arist.APo.84b39, cf. Metaph.1053a12, D.H.Comp.11, etc.; semi-tone in the diatonic scale, Philol.6, Arist.Pr.917b36; in enharmonic, quarter-tone, Aristox.Harm.p.21 M., etc., cf. Theo Sm.p.55 H.
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    • Hippocrates, De ulceribus, 14
    • Plutarch, Artaxerxes, 3
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 11
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