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κλάσ-ις [α^], εως, , κλάω A)
A.breaking, fracture, Pl.Ti.43e; κ. τῶν ἀμπέλων breaking off the shoots and tendrils of vines, Thphr.CP2.14.4 (pl.), cf. 3.7.5, al.; “ κ. τοῦ ἄρτουEv.Luc.24.35.
2. bending of the knee joint, Arist.Pr.882b33; κ. ὄψεων refraction, Alex.Aphr. in Mete. 143.9; “τὸ σαμεῖον περὶ κ.Archyt. ap. Simp. in Ph.785.25.
b. κλάσιν λαβεῖν to be deflected, Plot.6.9.8; ὅταν κλάσιν ποιῇ καὶ γωνίαν, of a bandage. Erot.s.v. σκέπαρνος; of the labyrinth of the ear, Gal.UP 8.6.
II. modulation of the voice, Ph.1.276, 2.266.
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