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μετέωρος 1 epic μετήορος, q. v., ἐώρα, ἀείρω

I.raised from the ground, hanging, Lat. suspensus, Hdt.;—of high ground, Thuc. μετάρσιος, in mid-air, high in air, Lat. sublimis, Hdt., Ar.; Ἀήρ, ὃς ἔχεις τὴν γῆν μ. poised on high, Ar.; τὰ μ. χωρία the regions of air, id=Ar.; τὰ μ. things in heaven above, astronomical phenomena, id=Ar., Plat.
2.on the high sea, out at sea, of ships, Thuc.
III.metaph. of the mind, lifted up, buoyed up, on the tiptoe of expectation, in suspense, Lat. spe erectus, id=Thuc.
2.wavering, uncertain, Dem.: —adv., μετεώρως ἔχειν to be in uncertainty, Plut.

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