drift drift  /d ˈrɪft/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a force that moves something along
  2. (n) the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)
  3. (n) a process of linguistic change over a period of time
  4. (n) a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents
  5. (n) a general tendency to change (as of opinion)
  6. (n) the pervading meaning or tenor
  7. (n) a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine
  8. (v) be in motion due to some air or water current
  9. (v) wander from a direct course or at random
  10. (v) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  11. (v) vary or move from a fixed point or course
  12. (v) live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
  13. (v) move in an unhurried fashion
  14. (v) cause to be carried by a current
  15. (v) drive slowly and far afield for grazing
  16. (v) be subject to fluctuation
  17. (v) be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current

Usage(s):

  • Catch my drift Snow is nice to look at and fun to romp in, but snow removal is a pain.

News

  1. Drift Republic Denim

    Drift Republic builds designer-quality men's jeans by hand with raw, selvedge cone denim from the White Oak plant in North Carolina, with buttons from Kentucky and leather patches from Chicago. by Harrison Berry Ever since Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis riveted together their first pair of blue jeans in the 1870s, the race has been on to make the toughest, comfiest and best-looking denim jeans ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boise Weekly

  2. You Have To Watch This Badass Mustang Explosion Fire Drift Madness

    This is the jumping, burning, exploding, Mustang-filled drift video of your dreams. This is Fire Drift. The wheelman is Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. and the man behind the video is Andrew "Danger Andy" Laputka , also responsible for the prettiest two drift videos I've ever seen . This time they drift the Mustang. They drift it in front of explosions. They drift it into explosions ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. European Stocks To Drift Lower Ahead Of German Court Hearing

    European Stocks To Drift Lower Ahead Of German Court Hearing
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "We must be honest with ourselves," Obama said. "In recent years, we've allowed our alliance to drift."
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "The last few years have seen a dangerous drift in relations between Russia and the members of our alliance," Biden said, referring to NATO. "It is time -- to paraphrase President Obama -- it's time to press the reset button and to revisit...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: Foreign Policy

  3. "I believe the drift net has been out to find some disqualifying factor and it hasn't been found," Feinstein said.
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: The Associated Press

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