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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. 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.

  2. Zeid Raad al-Hussein:

    The notion of ghost ships drifting on autopilot toward the coasts of Europe in the hopes that coast guards will rescue the people on board and the hideous sight of men and women tearing their flesh on barbed-wire fences in a desperate, and sometimes lethal, attempt to clamber into Europe and find a better, more peaceful life: Such scenes are simply intolerable.

  3. 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.

  4. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    Vision sees the stars; mission carves the path to reach them. Vision without a purposeful mission is a ship without a compass, drifting aimlessly in the sea of aspirations.

  5. Bill Ayub:

    It would be speculation to say at this point, there are a lot of currents on the lake that get up here, particularly in the afternoon. We believe it was mid-afternoon when Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP disappeared. The idea of perhaps being that the boat started drifting, it was unanchored, and that Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP mustered enough energy to get Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP son back onto the boat, but not enough to save Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP.

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