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πλήρ-ωσις , εως, ,
A.filling up, filling,πληρώσεσι καὶ κενώσεσιPl.Phlb.42c; esp. with people, “κληρώσεις δικαστηρίων καὶ π.Id.Lg.956e; π. τῆς νεώς manning the ship, CIG2501 (Cos, i B. C.).
2. sensual satisfaction, gratification, esp. of eating and drinking, “τὸ πίνειν π. τῆς ἐνδείαςPl.Grg.496e; ἐκπορίζεσθαι ταῖς ἡδοναῖς π. ib.492a; “πληρώσεών τινων καὶ ἡδονῶνId.R.439d: as expl. of the origin of pleasure, Id.Phlb.31esq., 35a sq.; of other passions, “θυμοῦ π.Plu.Lys.19; of the higher aspirations, Plot.5.8.4.
3. completion of a number, μῆνας ἑπτὰ τοὺς ἐπιλοίπους . . ἐς τὰ ὀκτὼ ἔτεα τῆς πληρώσιος which remained to complete the eight years, Hdt.3.67; εἰς π. ἐκρηγμάτων ἐκχρημ- Pap.) κδ᾽ making a total of 24 sluices, Wilcken Chr.11 A14 (ii B. C.).
4. filling up a document, Lyd. Mag.3.68.
II. Pass., becoming full,τῆς σελήνηςArist.HA582b2, Epicur.Ep.2p.40U.; of women, impregnation, Arist. l.c.; αἱ τῶν σιτίων π. a being filled with food, opp. αἱ ἔνδειαι, Id.Phgn.810b22: abs., repletion, Hp.VM9, 21, Arist.Rh.1380b4.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.67
    • Plato, Laws, 956e
    • Plato, Republic, 439d
    • Plato, Philebus, 35a
    • Plato, Philebus, 31e
    • Plato, Philebus, 42c
    • Plato, Gorgias, 492a
    • Plato, Gorgias, 496e
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 21
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 9
    • Plutarch, Lysander, 19
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