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πίλ-ησις [ι_], εως, ,
A.compression of wool, felt, Pl.Lg.849c.
II. generally, compression, solidification, esp. of contraction by cold, Id.Ti.76c, cf. Xenoph. ap. Placit.3.4.4, Pl.Ti.58b, Thphr.CP5.8.3 (v.l. πιλώσει) ; compression of air, Ph.Bel.77.22 ; opp. ἐξάπλωσις, Ph.1.385 : pl., “πιλήσεις ἀέροςEpicur.Ep.2p.44U., cf. Gal.Nat.Fac.1.3.
III. overloading of animals, Anon. ap. Suid.(pl.).
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    • Plato, Laws, 849c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 58b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 76c
    • Galen, De naturalibus facultatibus, 1.3
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