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Headword: Ψαμίς
Adler number: psi,20
Translated headword: psamis
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which is fitted together, and a vault; it is applied to a conduit for water, and swift motion.
Greek Original:
Ψαμίς: τὸ ἄρμενον, καὶ καμάρα: καὶ ἐπὶ ὑδρορρόου τάσσεται, καὶ ἡ ταχεῖα κίνησις.
Two mss, Adler reports, place this entry after psi 10.
A comparison with Hesychius' entry for ψαλίς , as well as Plato, Laws 947D, suggest that ψαμίς is a corruption of ψαλίς (psi 10).
Keywords: definition; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 December 2005@18:55:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 22 December 2005@03:29:07.
David Whitehead on 5 November 2013@05:27:11.


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