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ἔμμετρ-ος , ον, measure, proportioned, opp. ἄμετρος, Id.R.486d, Lg.716c, al.; τὸ . due measure, proportion, Id.Phlb.26a, cf. 52d; πολιτεῖαι . well-balanced, title of work by Critias, de An.89.12. Adv. -τρως, πρός τι proportionably to . ., Pl.Plt.282e.
3. of persons, ἐμμετρότατος (v.l. -ώτατος) reasonable, moderate, Pl.Lg.926a; -ότερος (v.l. -ώτερος) Id.Ti.90e; “. οἰνοχόοςAristaenet.1.3.
II. measuring, containing, “δέπας . ὡς τριλάγυνονStesich.7.
III. in metre, metrical, Pl.Smp.197c, Phdr.252b, Arist.Rh.1408b21; “ἔμμετρα λέγειν ἄμετραId.Po.1451b1, cf. 1450b14; φθόγγος . Phld.D.3.13; . ποιηταί poets who use regular metres, i. e. epic and tragic, opp. οἱ τῶν ᾀδομένων, D.60.9. Adv. “-τρως, χρησμῳδεῖνPlu.2.623c.
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