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ἔκτα^σις , εως, , (ἐκτείνω)
A.stretching out, extension, Hp.Art.19 ; σκέλους, κώλων, Arist.IA711a30, PA688a16 ; “καμπὴ καὶ .Pl.Lg. 795e : metaph., “. ἄρρητος τῆς ἑαυτοῦ <οὐσίας>Porph.Sent.28 ; “ εἰς πλῆθος .Procl.Inst.128.
2. extent,φιλίαςMax.Tyr.6.2 ; “παμπληθῆ θεωρίας .Iamb.VP29.162.
3. mental tension, v.l. for ἔκστασις in D.H.Comp.15.
4. making explicit, κατ᾽ ἔκτασιν, opp. κατ᾽ ἐπίνοιαν, Theol.Ar.5, cf. 12.
5. impulse,τοῦ ὀρεκτικοῦ ἐπί τιPlot.1.1.5.
II. lengthening of a short syllable, D.H.Comp.25 (pl.); “κατ᾽ ἔκτασιν παραλαμβάνεσθαιD.T.632.32 ; “ἔστιν ἐν ἐκτάσει τοῦ ι_A.D.Adv.161.6.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Plato, Laws, 795e
    • Plato, Republic, 526d
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 19
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 15
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 25
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 10.2
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