Definisi 'drift'

English to English
adjective
1 That causes drifting or that is drifted; movable by wind or currents; as, drift currents; drift ice; drift mud. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

noun
2 a force that moves something along Terjemahkan
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3 the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane) Terjemahkan
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4 a process of linguistic change over a period of time Terjemahkan
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5 a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents Terjemahkan
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6 a general tendency to change (as of opinion) Terjemahkan
Example:
not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book
a broad movement of the electorate to the right
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7 the pervading meaning or tenor Terjemahkan
Example:
caught the general drift of the conversation
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8 a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine Terjemahkan
Example:
they dug a drift parallel with the vein
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9 A driving; a violent movement. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

10 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. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
11 be in motion due to some air or water current Terjemahkan
Example:
The leaves were blowing in the wind
the boat drifted on the lake
The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore
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12 wander from a direct course or at random Terjemahkan
Example:
The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
don't drift from the set course
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13 move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment Terjemahkan
Example:
The gypsies roamed the woods
roving vagabonds
the wandering Jew
The cattle roam across the prairie
the laborers drift from one town to the next
They rolled from town to town
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14 vary or move from a fixed point or course Terjemahkan
Example:
stock prices are drifting higher
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15 live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely Terjemahkan
Example:
My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school
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16 move in an unhurried fashion Terjemahkan
Example:
The unknown young man drifted among the invited guests
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17 cause to be carried by a current Terjemahkan
Example:
drift the boats downstream
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18 drive slowly and far afield for grazing Terjemahkan
Example:
drift the cattle herds westwards
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19 be subject to fluctuation Terjemahkan
Example:
The stock market drifted upward
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20 be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current Terjemahkan
Example:
snow drifting several feet high
sand drifting like snow
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21 To float or be driven along by, or as by, a current of water or air; as, the ship drifted astern; a raft drifted ashore; the balloon drifts slowly east. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

22 To drive or carry, as currents do a floating body. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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