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στρογγύλος [υ^], η, ον,
A.round, spherical, opp. πλατύς, Hp.VM22, Art.61, Hdt.2.92, Ar.Nu.676,751, 1127, Pl.Phd.97e, etc.; “ἄτομοι -ώταταιEpicur.Ep.1p.21U.; λίθοι ς. pebbles, X.Eq.4.4; ξύλα ς. unsquared logs of timber, opp. σχιστά and πελεκητά, Thphr.HP5.5.6; of the sphere, “ς. τὴν ὄψινHermipp.4; of gourds, Epicr.11.25 (anap.).
2. curved, τὸ ς., opp. τὸ εὐθύ, Pl.Men.74d, cf. 75a; “ς. καὶ προμήκη σχήματαId.Ti.73d; δίφροι ς. IG5(1).1390.23 (Andania, i B.C.); πόλοι, of dowel-pins, ib.22.1675.11; ς. ἀνάτριψις,= ἐγκάρσιος ., Gal.6.93.
3. of persons, round, compactly formed, Xenarch. 4.8, cf. Pl.Smp.189e; so of lions, opp. μακρός, Arist.HA629b34 (Comp.); of dogs, “σκέληX.Cyn.4.1.
4. of ships, ς. νῆες round, i.e. merchant-ships, as opp. to the long narrow warships (μακραὶ νῆες), Hdt.1.163, cf. Th.2.97; “πλοῖονX.HG5.1.21, D.20.162.
b. of cups and vessels, Alex.270, Men.30.
5. of sail, rounded, full, App.BC4.86.
II. metaph. of words and expressions, wellrounded, compact, terse, “ς. ῥήματαAr.Ach.686; “ς. ὀνόματα ἀποτετόρνευταιPl.Phdr.234e, cf. Plu.2.45a; “λέξιςD.H.Comp.7 fin., Is.3; αὐτοῦ τοῦ στόματος τὸ ς. his compactness, terseness of expression (of Euripides), Ar.Fr.471. Adv. -λως, συστρέφειν τὰ νοήματα καὶ ς. ἐκφέρειν express neatly and tersely, D.H.Isoc.11; προστιθεὶς τὸ διότι -ώτατα as tersely as possible, Arist.Rh.1394b33.
2. Adv., -λως καὶ Ακωνικῶς βιωσομένους wishing to live closely, i.e. simply, economically, Plu.2.157b.
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