meandering stream


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meandering stream

[mē′an·də·riŋ ′strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream having a pattern of successive meanders. Also known as snaking stream.
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Conclusions--The sediments at Feyereisen Gap were deposited in a meandering stream system.
Sherman's untitled verse is a cornucopia of local history, social commentary, and personal reminiscence formulated through a lyrical language that holds as its common anchor a meandering stream near Sutton, Ontario named 'The Black River' by the original settlers of the area.
Architects have had free rein and the dozen or so buildings are separated by small hills, walkways, promenades and a meandering stream.
The patterns are meant to evoke the warm glow of a cozy mountain retreat, the peaceful babble of a meandering stream, or the awesome majesty of towering mountain peaks.
Challenging bunkers, undulating fairways and greens and the occasional meandering stream make precision and club selection paramount.
Also our corridors are more like a meandering stream than the tunnels you so often find.
Here in coastal, montane, northern California, she relies on the small, meandering stream nearby for edible aquatic plants and bathing.
Most recent workers agree the unit represents some type of fluvial depositional environment, such as "fluvial sheet gravels" (Meckel 1967), meandering stream systems (Mrakovich 1969) or braided stream systems (Mrakovich 1969; Mrakovich and Coogan 1974; Krissek and others 1986; Wells and others 1993).
The project was designed to mimic historic conditions by returning the spring outflow and drainage channel to a meandering stream, returning Kings Pool to its original dimensions, replacing cattails with species more appropriate for inhabitants of the aquatic and terrestrial habitats, and reconnecting ephemeral washes to the outflow channel.
The tower was set in woods, the site defined on the south and west by a meandering stream and on the north-east by a street.
Taphonomic analysis suggests that the fossil assemblage accumulated within an active meandering stream via attritional means.