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Definition of Drift
driftAdit Ad"it, n. [L. aditus, fr. adire, ?aitum, to go to; ad +
ire to go.]
1. An entrance or passage. Specifically: The nearly
horizontal opening by which a mine is entered, or by which
water and ores are carried away; -- called also drift
2. Admission; approach; access. [R.]
Yourself and yours shall have Free adit. --Tennyson.
Drift Drift, n.
1. (Phys. Geog.) One of the slower movements of oceanic
circulation; a general tendency of the water, subject to
occasional or frequent diversion or reversal by the wind;
as, the easterly drift of the North Pacific.
2. (A["e]ronautics) The horizontal component of the pressure
of the air on the sustaining surfaces of a flying machine.
The lift is the corresponding vertical component, which
sustains the machine in the air.
Drift Drift, v. t.
1. To drive or carry, as currents do a floating body. --J. H.
2. To drive into heaps; as, a current of wind drifts snow or
3. (Mach.) To enlarge or shape, as a hole, with a drift.
Meaning of Drift from wikipedia
, Cornwall, a village
in Cornwall, England Drift Reservoir Drift
, Kentucky, an unincorporated community
in the United...
- Continental drift
is the theory
that the Earth's continents
to each other, thus appearing
to have "drifted
- The Drift
is the thirteenth studio album
by the American
solo artist Scott
Walker. It was released
on the 8 May 2006 and reached number
51 on the UK Albums...
- The Battle
of Rorke's Drift
, also known
as the Defence
of Rorke's Drift
, was an engagement
in the Anglo-Zulu War. The successful defence
of the mission...
- Genetic drift
as allelic drift
or the Sewall Wright
effect) is the change
in the frequency
of an existing
(allele) in a po****tion...
- The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
is a 2006 action adventure
Lin and written
Morgan. It is the third
- In metalworking, a drift
pin punch, slave
pin, simply drift
, or even pokey
bit is the name for a tool used for enlarging
holes, or aligning...
(motorsport) Pipe drift
a pipe's inner roundness Drifting
(1923 film), a 1923 film directed
- In physics
a drift velocity
is the average velocity attained
particles, such as electrons, in a material
due to an electric
field. In general...
- Longs**** drift
from longs**** current
is a geological process
of the transportation
(clay, silt, pebbles, sand and shingle)...
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