A.a screw working a crane, Ath.Mech.37.1. -ή, ἡ, turning about, wheeling round, of cavalry, Hdt.9.22: generally, return march, D.C.71.2.
2. in the phrase ἐξ ὑποστροφῆς, of the chariot, turning round the meta at the far end of the δίαυλος, i. e. turning sharply round, S.El.725: so in military sense, wheeling right about, Plb.2.25.3,3.14.5, D.H.2.41, etc.
b. on the contrary, Epist. Philipp. ap. D.18.166.
3. return, J.AJ2.14.3.
2. Rhet., τὸ καθ᾽ ὑποστροφὴν σχῆμα recurrence to a subject, after a parenthesis, Hermog.Id.2.1, cf. Aristid.Rh.2p.514S.
3. Gramm., throwing back of the accent, A.D.Synt.134.18.