meandering

  • 1 meandering — index circuitous, discursive (digressive), indirect, labyrinthine, moving (in motion), protracted …

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  • 2 Meandering — 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.… …

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  • 3 meandering — adjective 1) a meandering stream Syn: winding, windy, zigzag, zigzagging, twisting, turning, curving, serpentine, sinuous, twisty Ant: straight 2) meandering reminiscences …

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  • 4 meandering — adj. Meandering is used with these nouns: ↑river, ↑stream …

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  • 5 meandering — adjective of a path e.g. (Freq. 2) meandering streams rambling forest paths the river followed its wandering course a winding country road • Syn: ↑rambling, ↑wandering, ↑ …

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  • 6 meandering — 1. adjective winding or rambling 2. noun An instance or period or roaming …

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  • 7 meandering — Synonyms and related words: Byzantine, O shaped, aberrant, aberrative, affluent, aimlessness, ambages, ambagious, anfractuosity, anfractuous, backhanded, balled up, bent, billowing, billowy, circling, circuition, circuitous, circuitousness,… …

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  • 8 meandering — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. rambling, nomadic, circular; see traveling 2 , wandering 1 …

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  • 9 meandering — me·an·der || mɪ ændÉ™(r) v. walk about aimlessly; carry on in a leisurely way; wander, roam; ramble …

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  • 10 meandering — a. Winding, serpentine, tortuous, anfractuous, flexuous, meandrian, meandrous …

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  • 11 meandering — adj 1. circuitous, indirect, devious; anfractuous, winding, turning, sinuous, serpentine, snaky, tortuous, vermicular, vermiculate; roundabout, ambagious, flexuous, curvy, curved, wavy, undulating; spiraling, circling, convoluted, volute, coiled; …

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  • 12 meandering channel —    The term meandering should be restricted to loops with channel length more than 1.5 to 2 times the meander wave length. Meandering stream channels commonly have cross sections with low width to depth ratios, cohesive (fine grained) bank… …

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  • 13 meandering river — vingiuota upė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Nedidelė lygumų upė, turinti daug vingių. atitikmenys: angl. meandering river vok. mäandrierender Fluss, m; schlängelnder Fluss, m rus. извилистая река, f …

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  • 14 meandering mesenteric artery — Riolan arch …

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  • 15 meandering karren —    These are small grooves cut directly into the rock surface, generally a few centimeters wide and deep. Their size remains the same or decreases downslope and usually exhibit small meanders with typical undercut slopes and slip off slopes. They …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 16 Kyokusui-no-en —     Meandering stream party . A re enactment of Kyoku sui (meandering stream), a game played by the nobility in which participants had to compose a five line tanka poem in time to drink sake from a lacquer cup floating towards them downstream.… …

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  • 17 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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  • 18 river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …

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  • 19 GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… …

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  • 20 Braided river — Not to be confused with the River Braid, Ballymena, Northern Ireland. For other uses see Braid (disambiguation). A braided river is one of a number of channel types and has a channel that consists of a network of small channels separated by small …

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