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drift
drɪft
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine.
  2. The pervading meaning or tenor.
  3. A general tendency to change (as of opinion).
  4. A large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents.
  5. A force that moves something along.
  6. The gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane).
  7. A process of linguistic change over a period of time.
(动) As a verb
  1. Be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current.
  2. Be subject to fluctuation.
  3. Drive slowly and far afield for grazing.
  4. Cause to be carried by a current.
  5. Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment.
  6. Be in motion due to some air or water current.
  7. Move in an unhurried fashion.
  8. Wander from a direct course or at random.
  9. Live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely.
  10. Vary or move from a fixed point or course.
Hyphenationdrift
Part of Speech(动) verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
漂流piāoliúto float on the current; to drift along or about; rafting
漂流物piāoliú wùdrifter
滑胎huátāidrift (car racing technique); recurrent miscarriage; habitual abortion
漂泊piāobóto drift (in the tide); to rove; to lead a wandering existence; drifter; wanderer
漂移piāoyíto drift
漂游piāoyóudrift
飘荡piāodàngto drift; to wave; to float on the waves; to flutter in the wind
飘移piāoyíto drift
浮游fúyóuto float; to drift; to wander; variant of 蜉蝣
滑移huáyíto slip; to drift
飘动piāodòngto float; to drift
飘散piāosànto waft (through the air); to drift
piāoto float; to drift
颠沛流离diānpèi liúlíhomeless and miserable (idiom); to wander about in a desperate plight; to drift
飘逸piāoyìgraceful; elegant; to drift; to float
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