Meander

  • 1 Meander In B&B — (Windsor,Канада) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: 153 Albert Street, B0N 2T0 Wi …

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  • 2 Meander — ist ein veraltete Schreibung von Mäander, Fluss Maiandros, griechische Gottheit Siehe auch Mäander (Begriffsklärung) Meander Along Creek, ein Fluss im US Bundesstaat Oregon Menander …

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  • 3 Meander — Me*an der, n. [L. Maeander, orig., a river in Phrygia, proverbial for its many windings, Gr. ?: cf. F. m[ e]andre.] 1. A winding, crooked, or involved course; as, the meanders of the veins and arteries. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] While lingering …

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  • 4 Meander — Me*an der, v. t. To wind, turn, or twist; to make flexuous. Dryton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Meander — Me*an der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Meandered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Meandering}.] To wind or turn in a course or passage; to be intricate. [1913 Webster] Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood and dale the sacred river ran. Coleridge.… …

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  • 6 meander — index detour, deviate, digress, perambulate, prowl Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 meander — stray, roam, ramble, *wander, rove, range, prowl, gad, gallivant, traipse …

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  • 8 meander — [v] wander, zigzag be all over the map*, change, drift, extravagate, gallivant, get sidetracked, peregrinate, ramble, range, recoil, roam, rove, snake, stray, stroll, traipse, turn, twine, twist, vagabond, wind; concepts 151,738 Ant. go direct,… …

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  • 9 meander — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. meanderdra, Mc. meanderdrze {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} zakręt, zakole płynącej leniwie rzeki {{/stl 7}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}2. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} typ ornamentu… …

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  • 10 meander — ► VERB 1) follow a winding course. 2) wander in a leisurely or aimless way. ► NOUN ▪ a winding bend of a river or road. ORIGIN Greek, from the name of the winding river Maeander in SW Turkey …

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  • 11 Meander — [mē an′dər] alt. sp. of MAEANDER …

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  • 12 meander — [mē an′dər] n. [L maeander < Gr maiandros < Maiandros, the MAEANDER (noted for its winding course)] 1. [pl.] windings or convolutions, as of a stream 2. an ornamental pattern of winding or crisscrossing lines 3. an aimless wandering;… …

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  • 13 Meander — For other uses, see Meander (disambiguation). A hypothetical stream bed following a tilted valley. The maximum gradient is along the down valley axis represented by a hypothetical straight channel. Meanders develop, which lengthen the course of… …

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  • 14 meander — meanderer, n. meanderingly, adv. /mee an deuhr/, v.i. 1. to proceed by or take a winding or indirect course: The stream meandered through the valley. 2. to wander aimlessly; ramble: The talk meandered on. v.t. 3. Survey. to define the margin of… …

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  • 15 Meander — /mee an deuhr/, n. ancient name of the Menderes. * * * Extreme U bend in a stream, usually occurring in a series, that is caused by flow characteristics of the water. Meanders form in stream deposited sediments and may stack up upstream of an… …

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  • 16 meander — UK [mɪˈændə(r)] / US [mɪˈændər] verb [intransitive] Word forms meander : present tense I/you/we/they meander he/she/it meanders present participle meandering past tense meandered past participle meandered 1) a river or road that meanders follows… …

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  • 17 meander — me|an|der [miˈændə US ər] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: maeander, from [i]Greek, from Maiandros (now Menderes), river in Turkey] 1.) if a river, stream, road etc meanders, it has a lot of bends rather than going in a straight line meander… …

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  • 18 meander — me|an|der [ mi ændər ] verb intransitive 1. ) a river or road that meanders follows a path with a lot of turns and curves 2. ) to move slowly without a particular direction or purpose in mind: meander along/through/about: Visitors can meander… …

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  • 19 meander — {{11}}meander (n.) 1570s, confusion, intricacies, from L. meander a winding course, from Gk. Maiandros, name of a river in Caria noted for its winding course (the Greeks used the name figuratively for winding patterns). In reference to river… …

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  • 20 meander —    1. Overdeveloped and selfexaggerated bend is a stream course either on the surface or underground, caused by more erosion on the outside than on the inside of a bend due to natural wash of the flow. Undergound meanders commonly originate… …

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