Definition of appulsus, adpulsus
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Orthography ID = 2003938
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LNS
appulsus, appulsūs
(adpulsus, adpulsūs)
1. appello
noun (m., 4th declension)
  1. a driving to
  2. A landing, bringing to land
  3. An approaching, approach
  4. An effect, influence caused by approach
Abbreviations
appulsus (adp-), ūs, m. 1. appello, a driving to some place. In the lit. signif. only in the jurists: pecoris, a driving of a flock to drink, Dig. 43, 19, 1.

— Transf. A landing, bringing to land: ab litorum appulsu arcere, Liv, 27, 30: oppidum celerrimum adpulsu, Tac. A. 3, 1; 2, 6: utrinque prora paratam semper adpulsui frontem agit, id. G. 44.

— An approaching, approach, in gen.: pars terrae adpulsu solis exarsit, Cic. N. D. 1, 10, 24.

— An effect, influence caused by approach: frigoris et caloris adpulsus sentire, Cic. N. D. 2, 56, 141: deorum adpulsu homines somniare, id. Div. 1, 30 fin.
 
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