Definition of Meandering

1. Adjective. Of a path e.g.. "A winding country road"

Exact synonyms: Rambling, Wandering, Winding
Similar to: Indirect

Definition of Meandering

1. Verb. (present participle of meander) ¹

2. Adjective. winding or rambling ¹

3. Noun. An instance or period or roaming. ¹

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Definition of Meandering

1. meander [v] - See also: meander

Lexicographical Neighbors of Meandering

mean sea level
mean solar day
mean solar time
mean spirited
mean sun
mean temperature
mean the world to
mean time
mean value
mean value theorem
mean vector
meandric number
meandric numbers

Literary usage of Meandering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"Meandering. — After the regular subdivision work has been done traverses are run, usually by the needle, joining the successive meander corners along the ..."

2. Engineering Geology: By Heinrich Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1914)
"Character of meandering streams. — Meandering streams usually have a low velocity, and are easily deflected, ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"... and the general impression of riotous lines meandering about the gables is further enhanced by startling effects of painting and gilding. ..."

4. An Introduction to Physical Geography by Grove Karl Gilbert, Albert Perry Brigham (1902)
"The river has made a gorge 300 to 400 feet deep, but keeps the bends it gained as a meandering stream on the plain above. ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"Natural bridge due to stream meandering. J. Disruption of rock by lightning. J. G'eol. 16: Geol. 16: 73-5. Ja. 'OS. Striations in gravel bars of the Yukon ..."

6. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... meandering through the centre of the District, are the chief of these offshoots, and are called distinctively the ..."

7. Map Reading and Topographical Sketching by Edwin Roy Stuart (1918)
"Meandering Lines. Meandering lines may be measured in several different ways: (a) Directly by applying the scale successively to short lengths, ..."

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