n.1.A winding, crooked, or involved course; as, the meanders of the veins and arteries.
While lingering rivers in meanders glide.
- Sir R. Blackmore.
2.A tortuous or intricate movement.
3.(Arch.) Fretwork. See Fret.
v. t.1.To wind, turn, or twist; to make flexuous.
v. i.1.To wind or turn in a course or passage; to be intricate.
[imp. & p. p. Meandered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Meandering.]
Noun1.Meandermeander - a curve in a stream
Verb1.meander - to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
Synonyms: thread, wind, wander, weave
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Translate Meander to German, Translate Meander to French
mean deviation from the mean
mean distance
Mean error
Mean line
Mean noon
Mean proportional
mean solar day
mean solar time
mean square deviation
mean sun
mean time
Mean Time Between Failures
Mean Time Between Faults
Mean Time To Recovery
mean value
Mean-square error
-- Meander --
means grass
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