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Old 08-13-2010, 11:49 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by V Saarela
Question:

In Sweden we call the meanders for serpentiner.

Feels that serpentin is an english word? Or is it named meander or do english languade use another term for it?
I don't know if they came from the english language or not, but we do use them.

They pretty much mean the same thing and are used interchangeably.

In my experience serpentine usually means an exaggerated like this:



Where as meander is more relaxed like this river:




But how they're used is mostly based on where you're from I think.
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