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meander

an ornamental pattern, esp as used in ancient Greek architecture

Meander

A running ornament consisting of a fret design with many involved turnings and an intricate variety of designs.

Meander

 

a common geometric design consisting of a line winding in and out at right angles. The meander was widely used in ancient Greek art. Its name derives from the winding Maeander River (now the Büyükmenderes) in Asia Minor.

meander

[mē′an·dər]
(hydrology)
A sharp, sinuous loop or curve in a stream, usually part of a series.
(oceanography)
A deviation of the flow pattern of a current.

fret

1. An ornament, sometimes painted, incised, or raised and formed of short fillets, bands, or reglets variously combined, frequently consisting of continuous lines arranged in rectangular forms; a meander; a Greek key.
2. Similar ornamentation in which the fillets intersect at oblique angles, as often in Oriental designs.

labyrinth fret, key pattern, meander

labyrinth fret
A fret with many involved turnings.
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An example of the general geometry of the meander line is shown in Figure 1.
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The influence of non-uniformity of the multiconductor microstrip line (MCML) parameters on the responses of the meander microstrip delay line (MMDL) is studied in this paper.
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Phase 1 of the project included the construction of a sediment pond and the reestablishment of an upstream meander with log weirs to facilitate salmon migration.