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Princeton's WordNet

  1. driftingadjective

    aimless wandering from place to place

  2. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrantadjective

    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

    "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties"

Wiktionary

  1. driftingadjective

    Having the property of moving aimlessly or at the mercy of external forces.

    The drifting seaweed went where ever the currents pushed it.

Wikipedia

  1. Drifting

    Drifting is a song by American rapper G-Eazy. It features the vocals from Chris Brown and Tory Lanez. It was released on April 17, 2016 as the third single of his second studio album When It's Dark Out. The song was produced by Cashmere Cat, Happy Perez, and Mssingno.

ChatGPT

  1. drifting

    Drifting refers to the act or instance of being carried along by a current of air, water, or other fluid or the flow of a particular medium. It can also refer to moving or progressing slowly or aimlessly, often off track or off course. In the context of driving, drifting refers to a driving technique where the driver intentionally oversteers and loses traction, while maintaining control of the vehicle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drifting

    of Drift

Wikidata

  1. Drifting

    Drifting is 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. A car is drifting when the rear slip angle is greater than the front slip angle, to such an extent that often the front wheels are pointing in the opposite direction to the turn. As a motorsport discipline, professional drifting competitions are held worldwide and are judged according to the speed, angle and line taken through a corner or set of corners.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drifting in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drifting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Drifting in a Sentence

  1. Republican Party:

    We’re certainly drifting back to the Fear City days of the ‘80s and early ’90s before Rudy Giuliani was elected mayor and turned all that around with quality-of-life initiatives, zero tolerance and utilizing the broken windows theory.

  2. H. G. Wells:

    ... when the struggle seems to be drifting definitely towards a world social democracy, there may still be very great delays and disappointments before it becomes an efficient and beneficent world system. Countless people ... will hate the new world order ... and will die protesting it. When we attempt to evaluate its promise, we have to bear in mind the distress of a generation or so of malcontents, many of them quite gallant and graceful-looking people.

  3. Rick Meckler:

    This market is somewhere between trying to decide the interest rate, oil, dollar question while we await earnings. There's no real earnings out to give it any footing. It's just been drifting back and forth.

  4. Jeffrey Savage:

    What we're hearing from these people is that they've been stuck out at sea for weeks and months and then the smugglers just deserted them, left them with very little food and water, no fuel for the engines, so they're drifting.

  5. E. H. Chapin:

    To me there is something thrilling and exalting in the thought that we are drifting forward into a splendid mystery-into something that no mortal eye hath yet seen, and no intelligence has yet declared.

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