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concrete

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Rubble: Ar. and P. χάλιξ, ὁ or ή.

Cement: P. and V. πηλός, ὁ.

adj.

Opposed to abstract.

Did you not just say that the upholsterer makes not the abstract conception which, as we say, constitutes the bed, but the concrete bed: P. οὐκ ἄρτι ἔλεγες ὅτι ... (ὁ κλινοποιός) . . . οὐ τὸ εἶδος ποιεῖ ὃ δή φαμεν εἶναι ὃ ἔστι κλίνη ἀλλὰ κλίνην τινά (Plat. Rep. 597A).