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διαίρ-εσις , εως, ,
A.divisibility, Arist.Metaph.1016b4, al.
2. Medic., dissection,ζῴωνGal.4.664.
b. venesection, Antyll. ap. Orib.7.9.2.
c. surgical operation, Phld.Lib.p.56O.
d. pl., wounds, Diod.Rh.p.53H.
II. dividing, distribution, of money, Hdt.7.144; of spoil, X.Cyr.4.5.55; ἐν διαιρέσει [ψήφων] in the reckoning of the votes on either side, A. Eu.749; “ἀντίγραφον διαιρέσεωςBGU1013.1 (i A.D.).
IV. in Logic, division of genus into species, “τῶν γενῶν κατ᾽ εἴδη δ.Pl.Sph.267d; “ διὰ τῶν γενῶν δ.Arist.APr.46a31; opp. συναγωγαί, Pl.Phdr.266b.
b. separation of subject and predicate, “περὶ σύνθεσιν καὶ δ. ἐστι τὸ ψεῦδος καὶ τὸ ἀληθέςArist.Int.16a12.
2. παρὰ τὴν δ. [λόγος] the fallacy of division (cf. σύνθεσις), Id.SE177a33.
V. Rhet., division or distribution into heads, Hermog.Prog.7, Stat.1, Onos.2 tit., etc.
VI. Gramm., resolution of a diphthong into two syllables, A.D.Pron.87.2, al.; of one word into two, “κατὰ διαίρεσιν ἀναγνωστέονAth.11.492a, cf. Trypho Trop.1.8.
VII. in Metric, division of a line at the close of a foot, diaeresis, Aristid.Quint.1.24.
VIII. Math., δ. λόγου transformation of a ratio dividendo, Euc. 5Def.15; “κατὰ διαίρεσινArchim.Sph.Cyl.2.6.
IX. division of troops, of the Roman cohors, J.AJ7.14.9.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 749
    • Euclid, Elements, 5
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.144
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 7.14.9
    • Plato, Sophist, 267b
    • Plato, Sophist, 267d
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 266b
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4.5.55
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 2
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