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προμήκης , ες, (μῆκος)
A.prolonged, elongated,βέλεαHp.VC11, cf. S. Ichn.294; “π. τῶν ὄφεων φύσιςArist.GA718a20; “σφῆκες -έστεροι τὴν μορφήνId.HA627b25, etc.; of Pericles, “π. τὴν κεφαλήνPlu.Per. 3.
2. protruding,γλῶσσαAret.SA1.5.
II. oblong,σχῆμαPl. Tht.148a; “φύλλον προμηκέστερον ἀπίουThphr.HP3.10.1; of rightangled triangles, having the sides which contain the right angle unequal, Pl.Ti.54a.
2. of numbers, made up of two unequal factors (as 8 = 2 X 4, 32 = 4 X 8), opp. τετράγωνος or ἰσόπλευρος, Id.Tht.l.c., D.L.3.24; also of solid numbers, having not more than two out of three factors equal, Anon. in Tht.42.45.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 148a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 32
    • Plato, Timaeus, 54a
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 11
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 1), 1.5
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 3
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