Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, a term proposed by Nägeli for those aggregates of molecules which cannot be increased or diminished in size without changing their chemical nature, as distinguished from micellæ, or aggregates that can be so increased or diminished. See micella.
  • noun In Crustacea, the abdomen: distinguished from cephalon (head) and pereion (thorax).
  • noun The tail-spine or telson of some crustaceans, as the king-crab: so named by Owen, on the supposition that it represents the abdomen: correlated with thoracetron and cephaletron.

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Examples

  • Ton theon de eupoiia — to mae epi pleon me procophai en poiaetikn kai allois epitaeoeimasi en ois isos a kateschethaen, ei aesthomaen emautan euodos proionta.

    The Iliad of Homer

  • Lk. 13: 2 hamartoloi para pantas tous Galilaious, 3: 13 meden pleon para to diatetagmenon humin prassete, and after verbs in -

    A Grammar of Septuagint Greek

  • In the Anthology there occurs this couplet: [10] {Pan to peritton axaipon epei logos esti palaios os xai tou melitos to pleon esti khole}

    Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology

  • I. 13.2: [Greek: potêria oinô kekramena prospoioumenos eucharistein kai epi pleon ekteinôn ton logon tês epiklêseôs, porphurea kai eruthra anaphainesthai poiei, hôs dokein tên apo tôn huper ta hola charin to haima to heautês stazein en ekeinô tô potêriô dia tês epiklêseôs autou, kai huperimeiresthai tous parontas ex ekeinou geusasthai tou pomatos, hina kai eis autous epombrêsê hê dia tou magou toutou klêizomenê charis.]

    History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)

  • [Greek: _anekainize ton nomon maedena ton pentakosion plethron pleon hechein, paisi d 'auton hyper ton palaion nomon prosetithei ta haemisea touton_].

    A History of Rome During the Later Republic and Early Principate

  • [Footnote: All the translators have mistaken [Greek: _ton allon pleon_], which is simply "more than others," as Wolf explains it.]

    The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demosthenes Literally translated with notes

  • Ton theon de eupoiia — to mae epi pleon me procophai en poiaetikn kai allois epitaeoeimasi en ois isos a kateschethaen, ei aesthomaen emautan euodos proionta.

    The Iliad

  • Dec. 2008, 10: 33den kserw an eginan fasistes, einai wstoso pleon oligon ti grafikoi oi prwin tXc pantws tin gratzounisiti ekdosi tou "natous dw na trexoune" tin thewrw epos. ti mu thumisate twra ... spoke in class: Wed. 17.

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  • * all 'eis doxan theou pleon douleuetōsan, hina kreittonos eleutherias apo theou tuchōsin; mē eratōsan apo tou koinou eleutherousthai, hina mē douloi heurethōsin epithumias: [751] 1

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

  • * meden pleon para to diatetagmenon humin prassete,: [3136] 1

    A Grammar of Septuagint Greek

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