[ mē-ăn′dər-ĭng ]
A stream consisting of successive meanders. Meandering streams develop in relatively flat areas, such as a floodplain, and where sediment consists primarily of fine sands, silts, and muds.
In Omnia Paratus And Other Latin Phrases You’ve Heard While StreamingFrom Gilmore Girls to the Handmaid's Tale to Harry Potter, Latin (or some form of it) is everywhere. Well, let's whip out our glasses and study up on some of the most popular pop culture Latin phrases.
Were P And R Once The Same Letter?Do you ever stop and look at the shape of our alphabet? Each letter looks natural to us now, but all those lines and circles have unique histories. It’s easy to make assumptions that our letters make sense, that they developed in some orderly logical way, and one reasonable assumption would be that P and R are related to each other based on their form. …
- mean value theorem,
- mean-tone tuning,
- meander line,
- meaningful relationship
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