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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 me·an·der /miˈændɚ/
 河流的曲折,漫步,迂迴旅行(vi.)緩慢而彎曲地流動,漫談(vt.)使蜿蜒曲折

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·an·der n.
 1. A winding, crooked, or involved course; as, the meanders of the veins and arteries.
    While lingering rivers in meanders glide.   --Sir R. Blackmore.
 2. A tortuous or intricate movement.
 3. Arch. Fretwork. See Fret.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·an·der, v. t. To wind, turn, or twist; to make flexuous.
    --Dryton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·an·der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Meandered p. pr. & vb. n. Meandering.] To wind or turn in a course or passage; to be intricate.
 Five miles meandering with a mazy motion
 Through wood and dale the sacred river ran.   --Coleridge.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 meander
      n : a curve in a stream
      v : to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular
          course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path
          meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout
          wanders through the entire body" [syn: weave, wind, thread,
           wander]