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χάλ-α^σις [χα^], εως, ,
A.slackening, loosening, of bandages, Hp. Fract.10 (pl.); “τῇ χ. τε καὶ ἀνέσειPl.R.590b; relaxation,τοῦ ῥοώδους χαλάσεως δεομένουGal.Sect.Intr.7; τῶν στεγνῶν ib.6; but χ. νόσου remission, opp. ἐπίδοσις, Id.19.190.
2. free play of the parts of a whole, Plot.4.4.45; “τῇ χαλάσει εἰδοποιηθῆναιDam.Pr. 47.
3. lowering by means of pulleys, “κιόνωνUniversity of Egypt, Faculty of Arts Bulletin 3(2).58.
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    • Plato, Republic, 590b
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