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  • 1 winding — winding, sinuous, serpentine, tortuous, flexuous can all mean curving first one way and then another. Winding, the general and the ordinary term, often implies spiral ascent {winding stairs} {a winding mountain road} When applied to things in a… …

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  • 2 winding — [wīn′diŋ] n. 1. the action or effect of a person or thing that winds; specif., a) a sinuous path or course b) [usually pl.] devious methods, actions, etc. c) a coiling, spiraling, or twining d) a single turn 2. something that winds; specif …

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  • 3 winding — ► NOUN 1) a twisting movement or course. 2) a thing that winds or is wound round something. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a twisting or spiral course …

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  • 4 winding — I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. material (as wire) wound or coiled about an object (as an armature); also a single turn of the wound material 2. a. the act of one that winds b. the manner of winding something 3. a curved or sinuous course,… …

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  • 5 course — n. & v. n. 1 a continuous onward movement or progression. 2 a a line along which a person or thing moves; a direction taken (has changed course; the course of the winding river). b a correct or intended direction or line of movement. c the… …

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  • 6 winding — [ wʌɪndɪŋ] noun 1》 a twisting movement or course. 2》 a thing that winds or is wound round something.     ↘a coil of conducting wire in an electric motor, generator, etc. adjective having a twisting or spiral course …

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  • 7 Chardon Lakes Golf Course — is located in Chardon, a city in Geauga County, Ohio Chardon Lakes Golf Course opened in 1931 with 9 original holes designed by Bert Way, who also designed Firestone North and Mayfield Country Club. In 1963 the new nine opened, designed by Don… …

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  • 8 Deer Creek Golf Course — Stretching through densely wooded areas and bringing winding creeks into play, Deer Creek is recognized for its beauty and challenge. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., this course is a natural choice in the heart of Johnson County. Deer Creek… …

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  • 9 To take one's own course — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

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  • 10 slalom — /slah leuhm, lohm/, n. 1. Skiing. a downhill race over a winding and zigzag course marked by poles or gates. Cf. giant slalom. 2. any winding or zigzag course marked by obstacles or barriers, as one in which automobiles are tested for… …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 Fatal Racing — Infobox VG title = Fatal Racing developer = Gremlin Interactive publisher = Gremlin Interactive designer = Les Spink and Ade Carless engine = Custom released = 1995 genre = Racing game modes = Single player and multiplayer ratings = platforms =… …

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  • 13 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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  • 14 me|an´der|ing|ly — me|an|der «mee AN duhr», v, noun. –v.i. 1. to follow a winding course: »A brook meanders through the meadow. 2. Figurative. to wander aimlesslly.»We meandered through the park. Paris is built for meandering, and for getting lost (John O Hara).… …

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  • 15 me|an|der — «mee AN duhr», v, noun. –v.i. 1. to follow a winding course: »A brook meanders through the meadow. 2. Figurative. to wander aimlesslly.»We meandered through the park. Paris is built for meandering, and for getting lost (John O Hara). SYNONYM(S):… …

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  • 16 South Nahanni River — Map of the South Nahanni River Origin Selwyn Mountains[1] Mouth …

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  • 17 River engineering — The Los Angeles River is extensively channelized with concrete embankments. River engineering is the process of planned human intervention in the course, characteristics or flow of a river with the intention of producing some defined benefit.… …

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  • 18 meander — /miˈændə / (say mee anduh) verb (i) 1. to proceed by a winding course. 2. to wander aimlessly. –noun 3. (usually plural) a turning or winding; a winding path or course. 4. a loop like bend in a river with a cliff or bluff on one side and a gently …

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  • 19 wander — verb (wandered; wandering) Etymology: Middle English wandren, from Old English wandrian; akin to Middle High German wandern to wander, Old English windan to wind, twist Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to move about without a… …

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  • 20 meander — [16] The word meander comes from the name of an actual river, the Maeander (now known as the Büyük Menderes), which flows through Turkey into the Aegean sea. It was famous in ancient times for its winding course, and so Greek maíandros came to be …

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