Meaning of meander

me•an•der

Pronunciation: (mē-an'dur), [key]
— 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.
  1. to define the margin of (a body of water) with a meander line.
—n.
  1. Usually,turnings or windings; a winding path or course.
  2. a circuitous movement or journey.
  3. an intricate variety of fret or fretwork.

Me•an•der

Pronunciation: (mē-an'dur), [key]
— n.
  1. ancient name of the
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