What does drifting mean?

Definitions for drifting
drift·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word drifting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drifting(adj)

    aimless wandering from place to place

  2. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrant(adj)

    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. drifting(Adjective)

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

    The drifting seaweed went where ever the currents pushed it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drifting

    of Drift

Freebase

  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.

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. Chuck Schaffer:

    That's creating a lot of blowing and drifting snow and creating very hazardous travel conditions.

  2. Terry Torrison:

    The ECB and OPEC meetings could prove to be a damp squib, which may result in markets drifting a bit lower.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Work is an anchor; it prevents the undisciplined minds drifting to the past. It keeps them in the present time.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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