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verb as in wander, zigzag

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As announced in The New York Times, stores now track customers as they meander through the shop floor.

Solnit can take up a thought and follow its meander into as-yet unrevealed territory.

All of them meander through multiple surprises to satisfying and unexpected endings.

The English potter and ceramist Josiah Wedgwood loved the meander.

As it has come down to us “on the borders of pottery and textiles, the meander resembles a maze or labyrinth.”

But I must meander back to town, and let the boys know you're in possession, safe and sound.

On such it appears rather as a fragment of the more complicated meander patterns, from which it is derived.

Professor Goodyear gives the title of “Meander” to that form of Swastika which bends two or more times (fig. 11).

Three have the ends bent (at right angles) four times, making a meander form, while two make only one bend.

Even the square and meander Swastikas (figs. 10, 11) require a rule and angle to make them exact.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to meander, such as: drift, ramble, roam, snake, stray, and stroll.

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