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334-345) And Tethys bare to Ocean eddying rivers, Nilus, and Alpheus, and deep-swirling Eridanus, Strymon, and Meander, and the fair stream of Ister, and Phasis, and Rhesus, and the silver eddies of Achelous, Nessus, and Rhodius, Haliacmon, and Heptaporus, Granicus, and Aesepus, and holy Simois, and Peneus, and Hermus, and Caicus fair stream, and great Sangarius, Ladon, Parthenius, Euenus, Ardescus, and divine Scamander.
Out of this lake, which filled the center of a beautiful plain, embellished with groups of beeches and elms, and fed with sheep, issued a river, that for several miles was seen to meander through an amazing variety of meadows and woods till it emptied itself into the sea, with a large arm of which, and an island beyond it, the prospect was closed.
In this respect, meanders seem to resemble other combinatorial objects--such as contingency tables [DS98], Latin squares [JM96], or Eulerian tours [AK80]--where proofs of rapid mixing remain elusive.
In RF PCB designs, meanders are also used, but most commonly as an inductor to maintain proper electrical length with a physically shortened antenna.
Sinuous, meandering streams produce diverse and wildlife-rich habitats and are the aim of many river restoration efforts, but until now, the bank, water flow and sediment conditions required to form and maintain meanders have been largely a matter of speculation.
The fish ladders installed at that time altered the habitat and remained in place until 2004 when the Manchester Fuel Department began a program to restore Beaver Creek to its natural meanders and stream conditions and restore the salt water marsh portion of the creek.
The movie meanders with its main characters, and Toby remains a fuzzy bundle of neuroses: Is he bi?
Arranged around a reflecting pool that meanders through the entire complex, the new restaurant has three parts.
The plot meanders through a series of plot twists that lead the reader to wonder if Alex Cross will survive a deadly shootout with the vicious killers.
Water meanders, blurs into blue cliffs,/darkens green beneath a crossing cloud.
He grows up quickly, as he meanders from town to town, woman to woman and bed to bed, trying desperately to keep a step ahead of his hidden demons.