Definition of Chiastic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to chiasmus. ¹



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Definition of Chiastic

1. chiasmus [adj] - See also: chiasmus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiastic

chiasma opticum
chiasma syndrome
chiasma tendinum
chiasmal
chiasmapexy
chiasmas
chiasmata
chiasmatic
chiasmatic cistern
chiasmatic groove
chiasmatic sulcus
chiasmi
chiasmic
chiasms
chiasmus
chiastic (current term)
chiastobasidial
chiastolite
chiaus
chiaused
chiauses
chiausing
chiavennite
chib
chibbed
chibbing
chibi
chibis
chibol
chibols

Literary usage of Chiastic

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1. Historical Outlines of English Syntax by Leon Kellner (1905)
"chiastic (crosswise) Arrangement of Words, "for why he is god and lorde of our helth, ... chiastic ..."

2. A Treatise on the Theory of Screws by Robert Stanwell Ball (1900)
"If, however, it were possible to determine two chiastic homographies having two pairs in common, then every homography is chiastic, ..."

3. Some Invariants and Covariants of Ternary Collineations by Henry Bayard Phillips (1907)
"points b{ it follows that each pair of lines intersect on the join of the remaining pair of points. Such a 4-point and 4-line may be called chiastic. ..."

4. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1909)
"In other words 846 and 848 show an approximately chiastic balancing of contrasted ideas; the chiasmus is, however, marred by the position of amicitiam and ..."

5. The Influence of the Second Sophistic on the Style of the Sermons of St by James Marshall Campbell (1922)
"... chiastic Parison Antithesis 905 84 ~' ~ 101 chiastic Antithesis Sentence Parison chiastic Sentence Parison 13 ' ~B7~ ~~5~~ ' St. Basil's ready skill in ..."

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