Drift Definition

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# Sentence Times
1. 'Let's just cuddle,' says Colin, and as we drift off to sleep it feels like the perfect end to the present that ended up being a gift not just for Colin, but for our marriage, too. 1
2. " I don't know, " returned Carrie, still illogically drifting and finding nothing at which to catch. 1
3. "Maybe he's already drifted too far to hear, " Busby said. 1
4. A band plays at every street corner, crowds drift from bar to beer stand to disco and back to bar. 1
5. A blizzard was blasting great drifts of snow across the lake. 1
6. A cross of gray driftwood marked Oyster Boy's grave. 1
7. A drifter caught his attention. 1
8. A drifting cloud disappeared against some invisible line and began to emerge in another part of the sky altogether. 1
9. A faint smell of frying bacon drifted up from the kitchen. 1
10. A few chuckles and snatches of song could be heard drifting across the sea of sheep, then silence. 1
11. A few thin snow flakes began to fall, drifting silently down out the leaden sky. 1
12. A fire, probably started in the Casino to help keep the drifters warm, got out of hand. 1
13. A fleecy cloud was drifting past. 1
14. A fleeting, hard look seemed to drift across her eyes. 1
15. A floating fishing camp drifts in the Sudd, one of Africa's largest wetlands-more than 20, 000 square miles in the rainy season. 1
16. A further complication is the possibility of secular drift, i.e. prevalence changing with the passage of historical time. 1
17. A gentle Mozart sonata drifted round the room. 1
18. A girl in jodhpurs on Sand Bay leads her pony over and over jumps made of driftwood and traffic cones. 1
19. A hypothetical supercontinent that included all the landmasses of the earth before the Triassic Period. When continental drift began, Pangaea broke up into Laurasia and Gondwanaland. 1
20. A long groan drifted up the steps. 1
21. A long guitar solo came drifting over from the tape player at the next table. 1
22. A loud crash could be heard from the room and the sound of wailing drifted into the courtroom, startling onlookers. 1
23. A migrant worker was drifting town from town, in search of work. 1
24. A mist drifted in from the marshes. 1
25. A mug's game, because her mind was blurred and Jessica was far too intelligent, and caught her drift immediately. 1
26. A new logarithm linearization compensation method of thermistor without temperature drift is proposed in this paper. 1
27. A new world, material without being real, where poor ghosts, breathing dreams like air, drifted fortuitously about ... like that ashen, fantastic figure gliding toward him through the amorphous trees. 1
28. A new world, material without being real, where poor ghosts, breathing dreams like air, drifted fortuitously about ... like that ashen, fantastic figure gliding toward him through the amorphous trees. This website 1
29. A pall of oily black smoke drifted over the cliff-top. 1
30. A person who is trying to deceive needs to think more about what they are doing, so they may drift off or pause as they think about what to say or hesitate during speech. 1
 

Drift

[drift]

VERB

drifts (third person present) · drifted (past tense) · drifted (past participle) · drifting (present participle)

  - be carried slowly by a current of air or water.

  - (especially of snow or leaves) be blown into heaps by the wind.

NOUN

drifts (plural noun)

  - a continuous slow movement from one place to another.

  - the general intention or meaning of an argument or someone's remarks.

  - a large mass of snow, leaves, or other material piled up or carried along by the wind.

Synonyms

List of Prefixes

A-
Afro-
After-
Ambi-
Amphi-
An-
Ana-
Anglo-
Ante-
Anti-
Ap-
Apo-
Arch-
Astro-
Auto-
Back-
Be-
Bi-

List of Suffixes

-Acy
-Al
-Ance
-Ence
-Dom
-Er
-Or
-Ism
-Ist
-Ity
-Ty
-Ment
-Ness
-Ship
-Sion
-Tion
-Ate
-En