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Definition of "drifting" []

  • Having the property of moving aimlessly or at the mercy of external forces. (adjective)
  • 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 (noun)
  • Present participle of drift. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "drifting" in a sentence
  • "Ferman said she had never heard of the term drifting before the fatal accident, but she now realizes that teenagers having been practicing it for a while."
  • "With such deep, evident differences, Mr Xi has this week urged a longer view, framing what he calls the "drifting clouds" and "temporary disturbances" of the current turbulent relationship against the undeniable achievements in the 40 years since Nixon's landmark visit to China."
  • "Dead-drifting is important, too, especially in trout or walleye rivers where a jig swinging in the current, and occasionally ticking bottom, is a top producer."