meander line
me·an·der line /mē-'an-dər-/ n: a usu. irregular surveyed line following the outline of a body of water that is used to measure abutting property and is not a boundary line

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • meander line — A line established by a survey, defining the sinuosities of a stream which constitutes a land boundary. A line established in surveying land adjacent to a river or stream, whether navigable or not, running from one point to another along or near… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Meander Line — Lines and boundaries that are established for surveying and mapping. Meander lines are run by surveyors for mapping and surveying purposes for a body of water. The lines are drawn around the lake or pond for the purpose of measuring property that …   Investment dictionary

  • meander line — noun : a usually irregular surveyed line that is not a boundary line; especially : one following the outline of a stream, lake, or swamp * * * Survey. a zigzag traverse made to define the approximate margin of a natural body of water …   Useful english dictionary

  • meander line — Survey. a zigzag traverse made to define the approximate margin of a natural body of water. * * * …   Universalium

  • meander — meanderer, n. meanderingly, adv. /mee an deuhr/, v.i. 1. to proceed by or take a winding or indirect course: The stream meandered through the valley. 2. to wander aimlessly; ramble: The talk meandered on. v.t. 3. Survey. to define the margin of… …   Universalium

  • meander lines — Lines run in surveying particular portions of the public lands which border on navigable rivers, not as boundaries of the tract, but for the purpose of defining the sinuosities of the banks of the stream, and as the means of ascertaining the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • meander — Verb: To follow a winding or flexuous course. Turner v Parker, 14 Or 340, 12 P 495. Noun: Same as meander line …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Meander — For other uses, see Meander (disambiguation). A hypothetical stream bed following a tilted valley. The maximum gradient is along the down valley axis represented by a hypothetical straight channel. Meanders develop, which lengthen the course of… …   Wikipedia

  • Meander (mathematics) — In mathematics, a meander or closed meander is a self avoiding closed curve which intersects a line a number of times. Intuitively, a meander can be viewed as a road crossing a river through a number of bridges. Contents 1 Meander 1.1 Examples… …   Wikipedia

  • Meander (1855) — Career Name: SS Meander Owner: J …   Wikipedia

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