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πυκνότης , ητος, ,
A.closeness, thickness, denseness, solidity, [νεφελῶν] Ar.Nu.384,406; [χρυσοῦ] Pl.Ti.59b; “π. κάτωEpicur.Nat.11.10; “π. νοητήPhld.D.3.11; of flesh, opp. μανότης, Hp.VM22, Arist.EN 1129a23, etc.; opp. ἀραιότης, Id.Ph.260b10 (pl.); “ π. τῆς ξυγκλῄσεωςTh.5.71.
2. Medic., π. κοιλίης costiveness, Hp.Epid.6.3.1.
3. closer spacing of notes in music, opp. μανότης, Pl.Lg.812d.
4. in Tactics, close formation of the phalanx, Arr.Tact.11.1, 12.11; “ συνέχεια καὶ π.τῶν ῬωμαίωνPlu.Crass.24.
II. frequency, “μεταβολῶνIsoc.4.116; μέγεθος καὶ πλῆθος καὶ πυκνότητες [λυπῶν] Pl.Lg.734a; “ π. τῶν ἐννοιῶνHermog.Id.2.10 (pl.), Longin. ap. Porph.Plot.19, cf. Arist.SE175b34.
III. metaph., sagacity, shrewdness, “π. ἔνεστ᾽ ἐν τῷ τρόπῳAr.Eq.1132 (lyr.); “πιθανότης καὶ π. τοῦ ἀνδρόςPlu.TG15.
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 406
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1132
    • Isocrates, Panegyricus, 116
    • Plato, Laws, 734a
    • Plato, Laws, 812d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 59b
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.71
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 384
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 22
    • Plutarch, Crassus, 24
    • Arrian, Tactica, 11.1
    • Arrian, Tactica, 12.11
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