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- mæander (archaic)
meander (plural meanders)
- A winding, crooked, or involved course.
- the meanders of an old river, or of the veins and arteries in the body
- Sir R. Blackmore
- While lingering rivers in meanders glide.
- A tortuous or intricate movement.
- (mathematics) A self-avoiding closed curve which intersects a line a number of times.
winding, crooked or involved course
- (intransitive) To wind or turn in a course or passage; to be intricate.
- The stream meandered through the valley.
- (transitive) To wind, turn, or twist; to make flexuous.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryton to this entry?)
wind or turn
to wander idly
- The Chambers Dictionary (1998)