drift off

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Synonyms for drift off

change from a waking to a sleeping state

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Featuring 1600 pocket springs topped with a layer of foam the mattress adapts to the shape of your body to ensure you drift off feeling comfortable and rested.
But Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire bore the brunt of the white hell-which is predicted to drift off by the weekend.
As the pilot applied brakes the aircraft continued its left drift off the runway, then the nose gear collapsed.
Gazing at the tank for at least 10 minutes should enable guests to become more relaxed and to drift off to sleep more quickly.
Inflatable dinghies are very dangerous and should be tethered at all times so they cannot drift off.
As these expense-anathematic luxuries drift off into the mists of history, the prevalent response by chief underwriters is, typically, an impotent combination of hunkering down and hankering for the good old days--neither of which does any good.
If you don't drift off within 10 minutes, get up and perform some quiet, simple activity, such as doing a puzzle or writing a letter.
Another motorist reported watching the van drift off a curve in the winding road without swerving or braking.
Areas of clear glazing are punched apparently at random into the translucent polycarbonate skin frame and define views of the landscape from inside at study table height, so students can drift off in contemplative reveries.
In this outermost layer, gases drift off into space.
Haloed in white on smooth cream grounds, the words seem ready to break away from their panels and drift off into the air of the gallery and the world beyond.
Once this familiarization period is over, the RDCW becomes fully active, and provides levels of warning equivalent to whether the vehicle begins to drift off path, or is traveling too fast to negotiate an upcoming curve.
Cahill, Sasso, and Corrigan attend the first but tend to drift off when the second begins.
That lethal subcategory is the drift-off-road crash, defined as drivers who drift off the road due to drowsiness, inattention, or distraction.