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dis-sĭlĭo , ŭi, 4, v. n. salio,
I.to leap or burst asunder, to fly apart.
I. Lit. (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “duo de concursu corpora lata si cita dissiliant,Lucr. 1, 385; cf. id. 1, 391; 2, 87: “dissiliunt ferventi saxa vapore,id. 1, 491; so, “silex igni,Plin. 36, 18, 29, § 135; cf.: “mucro ictu dissiluit,Verg. A. 12, 740: “aera (sc. frigore),id. G. 3, 363: “uva pressa pede,Ov. Tr. 4, 6, 20: “haec loca vi quondam et vasta convolsa ruina Dissiluisse ferunt,Verg. A. 3, 416; Sil. 5, 616: “omne solum,Ov. M. 2, 260: “lamina,id. ib. 5, 173; 12, 488 al.: boves degustatā bupresti, burst open, = dirumpere, Plin. 22, 22, 36, § 78; id. 29, 4, 27, § 89: “risu,Sen. Ep. 113 fin.: “(vox) ubi Dissiluit semel in multas,has broken up into many, Lucr. 4, 605 (preceded by: partis in cunctas dividitur vox).—
B. To leap: “in Jordanem,Vulg. 1 Macc. 9, 48.—
II. Trop.: “gratia fratrum geminorum dissiluit,was dissolved, Hor. Ep. 1, 18, 42.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 2.260
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 5.173
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 12.740
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 3.416
    • Vergil, Georgics, 3.363
    • Old Testament, 1 Maccabees, 9.48
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 1.385
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 1.391
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 1.491
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 2.87
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 4.605
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 22.78
    • Seneca, Epistulae, 113
    • Ovid, Tristia, 4.6
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