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πόλος 1 πέλω

I.a pivot, hinge, axis:
1.the axis of the globe, Plat., etc.
2.the sphere which revolves on this axis, i. e. the vault of heaven, the sky or firmament, Lat. polus, Aesch., Eur.
3.the orbit of a star, Anth. turned up with the plough, Xen.
III.a concave dial (called πόλος from being shaped like the vault of heaven), Hdt., Anth.

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