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ἔγ-κλι^σις , εως, ,
A.inclination, . λαβεῖν, of the earth, D.L.2.9, cf. Pl.Amat.132b; of the ecliptic ( λοξὸς κύκλος), Arist.GC336b4; of ground, “. ἔχειν πρὸς ἕωId.Pol.1330a39; “εἰς νότονPorph.Antr. 26; “ἐγκλίσεις τῆς κεφαλῆς εἰς τὰ δεξιάArist.Phgn.808a13; “. σχημάτων τριγώνωνOnos.10.28(pl.); . δορατίου, in signalling, Id.26.1.
2. the inclination or slope, as of a wave, “κατὰ τὴν . σκιασθῆναιArist.Col. 792a22.
3. Medic., displacement, Hp.Fract.39 (pl.): generally, ὄγκων cj. in Epicur.Ep.1p.14U.
4. modulation of a singer's voice, D.Chr.32.49.
5. failure, defeat, PMag.Par.1.2445.
II. in Gramm.,
1. mood of a verb, D.H.Comp.6, D.T.638.7, A.D. Synt.248.14, etc.
2. throwing back of the accent, Id.Pron.8.7, al.; change of acute to grave accent, Id.Adv.169.23.
3. inflexion, Cat.65.8, Cat.33.8: generally, of derivative forms, Cat.37.11.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Plato, Lovers, 132b
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 39
    • Diogenes Laertius, Vitae philosophorum, 2.9
    • Dio Chrysostom, Orationes, 32.49
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 6
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 10.28
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 26.1
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