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ἐξικμ-άζω , (ἰκμάς)
A.send forth moisture, cause to exude, θερμότης . τὸ γρὸν ἐκ τοῦ γεώδουςArist.GA718b19; τὸ σπέρμα ib.727b24, cf. HA583a11:—Pass., to be exuded or evaporated, Id.Mete.385b8, Sens. 443a14.
2. intr. in Act., = Pass., Id.Mete.384b9, Pr.930b34.
II. deprive of moisture, suck dry, Id.HA594a13; “. τὴν ὑγρότηταThphr. CP4.8.4 (cod. Urb.):—Pass., “ἐξικμασμένη τροφήdigested, Pl.Ti.33c, Arist.PA675b31; “τὰ παλαιὰ σπέρματα ἐξίκμασται τὴν δύναυινId.Pr. 924b30; lose all moisture, Thphr.HP5.7.4, 7.5.1; of athletes, “τοῦ περιττοῦ -άζεσθαιPhilostr.Gym.58.
III. in E.Andr.398, ἐξικμάζω seems to be corrupt (perh. for ἐξιχμάζω).
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    • Euripides, Andromache, 398
    • Plato, Timaeus, 33c
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Gymnastica, 58
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