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διαμετρ-έω ,
A.measure through, measure out or off, χῶρον δ. measure lists for combat, Il.3.315; survey,χώρανOGI502.12 (Aezani): abs., “μετρῶν καὶ δ. καὶ λογιζόμενοςD.Chr.40.7:—Med., Plb.6.41.3, Max. Tyr.6.3:—Pass., “ἡμέρα διαμεμετρημένηmeasured by the clepsydra, D.19.120, Arist.Ath.67.3.
2. measure out in portions, distribute,μεδίμνους δ. τισὶ τῆς καθεστηκυίας τιμῆςD.34.39; οὐδὲν δ. τοῖς στρατιώταις give out no rations, X.An.7.1.40, cf. 41, etc.:—Med., divide amongst themselves, Orac. ap. Hdt.1.66, X.Cyr.7.5.9; receive as one's share, D.34.37:—Med. in act. sense, Call.Ap.55, Dian. 36.
3. Med., “δ. τὸν βίονdie, Procop.Aed.3.1.
4. measure with the eye, scan, Nonn.D.5.306, al.
5. pass over, traverse, Ὑδάσπην ib.23.149, cf. 22.42.
II. Astron., “δ. φάεσιν φάος ἀντικέλευθονto be in opposition, Man.4.74, cf. 296, Gal.19.557: c. acc., to be diametrically opposite to,τὸν ἥλιονCleom.1.11: abs., ibid., Simp.inCael.480.6; “ὁκόταν χειμὼν διαμετρέῃ τῷ κατὰ λόγονHp. Ep.19 (Hermes 53.70).
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    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 67.3
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 120
    • Demosthenes, Against Phormio, 37
    • Demosthenes, Against Phormio, 39
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.66
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.315
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.1.40
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.5.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.41.3
    • Dio Chrysostom, Orationes, 40.7
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