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signal

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. σημαίνειν.

Signal by fire: P. φρυκτωρεῖν, P. and V. πυρσεύειν (Xen.).

Sixty Athenian ships were signalled as approaching from Leucas: P. ἐφρυκτωρήθησαν ἑξήκοντα νῆες Ἀθηναίων προσπλέουσαι ἀπὸ Λευκάδος (Thuc. 3, 80).

Signal the enemy with treasonable intent: P. παραφρυκτωρεύεσθαι.

subs.

Ar. and P. σημεῖον, τό, P. νεῦμα, τό, V. σῆμα, τό.

Give a secret signal: P. νεύματι ἀφανεῖ χρῆσθαι (Thuc. 1, 134).

Brasidas seeing the signal came up the double: P. ὁ Βρασίδας ἰδὼν τὸ σύνθημα ἔθει δρόμῳ (Thuc. 4, 112).

Give signal, v.; P. and V. σημαίνειν; see sign.

Give signal for retreat: P. σημαίνειν ἀναχώρησιν (Thuc. 5, 10).

The signal for silence was given by the trumpet: P. τῇ σάλπιγγι σιωπὴ ὑπεσημάνθη (Thuc. 6, 32).

At a given signal: P. ἀπὸ σημείου ἑνός.

Fire signal: P. and V. φρυκτός, ὁ, or pl.; see beacon.

A succession of signal fires: V. ἐκδοχὴ πομποῦ πυρός (Aesch., Ag. 299).

adj.

P. and V. λαμπρός, V. ἔξοχος.

Win a signal victory: P. and V. πολὺ νικᾶν, P. παρὰ πολὺ νικᾶν.