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κατάληψις , εως, ,
A.seizing, οὐκέτι ἐν καταλήψει ἐφαίνετο to be within one's grasp, Th.3.33.
2. seizing, assaulting, Ar.Nu.318.
4. Philos., direct apprehension of an object by the mind, Zeno Stoic.1.20, Luc.Par.4, al.; “τῶν μετεώρωνPhilostr.Her.10.9; ἀκριβὴς κ. certainty, Herod.Med. ap. Aët.9.37: pl., perceptions, Stoic.2.30, Luc.Herm.81, etc.; introduced into Latin by Cicero, Plu.Cic.40.
II. holding, grip, with the fingers, bandages, or instruments, Hp.Off.9; τὰς -λήψιας ποιεῖσθαι ibid., cf. Art.11 (in pl. also = ligatures, Medic.8); ο ὕπνος τοῦ . . αἰσθητηρίου κ. compression, Arist.Somn.Vig.458a29.
2. stoppage, “οὔρωνGal.17 (1).423; “σπέρματοςRuf. ap. Orib.6.38.4; holding, πνεύματος, Gal.6.152.
3. in Music, stopping of the strings of an instrument, Sch. Ar.Nu.317.
III. later, catalepsy, Gal.8.485, al.
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