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diallage


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diallage  \Di*al"la*ge\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  interchange,  change, 
  fr  ?  to  interchange.]  (Rhet.) 
  A  figure  by  which  arguments  are  placed  in  various  points  of 
  view,  and  then  turned  to  one  point.  --Smart. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diallage  \Di"al*lage\  (?;  277),  n.  [Gr.  ?  change,  alluding  to 
  the  change  and  inequality  of  luster  between  the  natural 
  joints  of  the  mineral.]  (Min.) 
  A  dark  green  or  bronze-colored  laminated  variety  of  pyroxene, 
  common  in  certain  igneous  rocks.