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σχημα^τ-ίζω , pf. Pass. ἐσχημάτισμαι, v.infr. 11.1; but in sense of Med., v. infr.1.2.
I.intr., assume a certain form, figure, posture, or position, “ὅσα σχηματίζουσι τὰ στρατόπεδα . . ἐν ταῖς μάχαιςPl.R.526d, cf. Polyaen.5.16.1, Ascl.Tact.12.1; τὰ αἰσχρὰ καὶ πονηρὰ σχήματα ς. Pl.Hp.Mi.374b: abs., gesticulate, dance figures, Ar.Pax324, Fr.678:—Med., Poll.4.95 (also ς. ἑαυτόν put oneself in posture, Luc.Salt.17), v. infr. 11.3; προστάσεως, ἢν πρὸς τοὺς ἔξω σχηματίζονται the pompous appearance, which they assume, Pl.R.577a.
3. Astrol., of a heavenly body, to be in configuration, Man.4.500:—Pass., Heph.Astr.1.9 (printed ἐσχατ.), Tz.H. 1.471.
II. trans., give a certain form to a thing, shape, fashion, ς. τὸ ἁρμόσσον σχῆμα (sc. τὸ ὀθόνιον) give such a form to the cloth as will fit . . , Hp.Art.37; τὰ ἁπλᾶ σώματα ς. Arist.Cael. 306b3, cf. Phld.Rh.1.196 S.; “τὸν ὄγκονArist.GC327b15; παρθένον ἀκέφαλον ς. Eratosth.Cat.9; “ἕκαστον μέρος πρὸς τὸ βέλτιονD.S. 5.73; “τὸ πρόσωπον εἰς ἡδονήνAch.Tat.6.11; “τὸν βραχίονα γυμνὸν οἷον ἐφ᾽ ὕβρειPlu.CG13:—Med., σχηματίζεσθαι κόμην arrange one's hair, E.Med.1161:—Pass., “τὰ κατὰ φύσιν ἐσχηματισμέναArist.Cael. 302b26; “τῶν ἐσχ. τι [γίνεται] ἐξ ἀσχημοσύνηςId.Ph.188b19, etc.; “ἐσχημάτ ισται δ᾽ ἀσπίςA.Th.465; τῶν -ιζομένων θεῶν the gods who possess figure, Dam.Pr.261; “τὸ πρόσωπον τὸ -ισθένPhld.Mus.p.73 K.
3. arrange in certain figures, “χορούςChamael. ap. Ath.1.21f; ς. αὑτόν pose oneself, for being painted, ib.12.543f:—Pass. and Med., put oneself in certain forms or postures, assume various shapes, Hp.Fract.2; εἴθισται ἐς χηματίσθαι to assume a position, ib. 15 (om. codd. MV, Gal.); “ἐς σχήματα σχηματίζεσθαιId.Art.10; of sick persons, Id.Coac.463; of the foetus, Sor.2.60; of actors, gesticulate, X.Smp.1.9; σχηματιζόμενοι ῥυθμοί accompanied with gestures, Arist.Po.1447a27.
4. adapt, “τι πρός τιGp.10.4.1, cf. 10.75.9.
5. form a word, D.T.635.2, A.D. Pron.58.7,al., Sch.Od.17.134.
6. use σχήματα (v. “σχῆμα7d), “ς. φορτικῶςD.H.Isoc.3; construct, “περίοδοι ὁμοίως -ιζόμεναιId.Pomp. 5, cf. Hermog.Inv.3.10.
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