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- adj. Having the property of moving aimlessly or at the mercy of external forces.
- n. a driving technique where the driver intentionally oversteers, causing loss of traction in the rear wheels, while maintaining control from entry to exit of a corner
- v. Present participle of drift.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. aimless wandering from place to place
- adj. continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
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Ferman said she had never heard of the term drifting before the fatal accident, but she now realizes that teenagers having been practicing it for a while.
With such deep, evident differences, Mr Xi has this week urged a longer view, framing what he calls the "drifting clouds" and "temporary disturbances" of the current turbulent relationship against the undeniable achievements in the 40 years since Nixon's landmark visit to China.
Dead-drifting is important, too, especially in trout or walleye rivers where a jig swinging in the current, and occasionally ticking bottom, is a top producer.
Magic Kids, however, have little in common with the likes of Small Black, Washed Out and all the fuzzy and sunburned music drifting from the west coast.
The activists -- key members of the coalition that propelled Obama to the White House -- fear he is drifting from the antiwar moorings of his once-longshot presidential candidacy.
This is all told in flashback scenes, as an iceberg is drifting from the arctic, slowly melting to reveal the shape of a man.
At that point, another company will be the new, hot place to work, and the talent will begin drifting towards that employer.
Anyway, I spent the rest of the evening hanging out on the ground level of the hotel, drifting from the green room where
Im drifting from the point but dont feel impotent in these matters.
Ratchet in hand, he peers into the truck's dark cavern, tapping his boot to Merle Haggard's "Silver Wings" drifting from the garage.