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δια-ζεύγνυ_μι ,
A.part, separate,διὰ γὰρ ζευγνῦσ᾽ ἡμᾶς πατρίων μελάθρων μητρὸς κατάραιE.El.1323 (anap.), cf. Charito8.16; “λίθους ἀλλήλωνLib.Or.30.38; open sluices, PPetr. 3p.121 (iii B.C.); take to pieces,σκάφηPolyaen.3.11.3; dissolve,θάνατος δ. γάμονPh.2.311; disjoin, distinguish, τί τινος ib.298, al.:—but more freq. Pass., to be disjoined, parted, τινός from one, Aeschin.2.179; “ἀπό τινοςX.An.4.2.10: abs., “ὅπως αἱ πρότερον συνήθειαι διαζευχθῶσινArist.Pol.1319b26; to be divorced, Pl.Lg.784b; διεζευγμένον (sc. ἀξίωμα) disjunctive proposition, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.5,71, etc. (with ἀξίωμα in full, Gell.16.8.12); “λῆμμαGal.Nat.Fac.2.7.
2. τὸ διεζ. σύστημα the disjunct scale, in which two tetrachords were so combined that the first note of one was a tone lower than the last note of the other, opp. συνημμένον, Cleonid.Harm.10; “νήτη διεζευγμένωνEuc.Sect.Can.15; [“τετράχορδον] διεζευγμένωνPlu.2.1029b.
3. Math., διεζευγμένη μεσότης, ἀναλογία, discrete mean, proportion, Nicom.Ar.2.21.
4. Medic., reckon periods exclusively, opp. συνάπτεσθαι, Gal.9.901.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 179
    • Euripides, Electra, 1323
    • Plato, Laws, 784b
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.2.10
    • Galen, De naturalibus facultatibus, 2.7
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