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Synonyms for drifting

aimless wandering from place to place

continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

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"Quick, Jim, it ain't no time for fooling around and moaning; there's a gang of murderers in yonder, and if we don't hunt up their boat and set her drifting down the river so these fellows can't get away from the wreck there's one of 'em going to be in a bad fix.
Franklin's letter I sent to him in the library--into which refuge his driftings had now taken him for the second time.
When vehicles are travelling in parallel across multiple lanes this drifting causes a domino effect, with cars in the outer lanes forced to also drift out of lane to avoid a collision.
Organisers have now announced the names of some of the international drifting talent who will be taking part in the adrenaline-fuelled event.
"Red Bull Car Park Drift 2015 marked my entry to the world of Drifting, and winning that title was a motivation for me not to give up.
The refuelling involved a second BMW M5, which matched and synchronised with Schwartz's drifting speed to draw parallel to the main car.
Each node in a classifier graph stores a classifier; directed link represents a drift; weight of a link represents drifting times.
THIS weekend Anglesey Circuit opens its doors to the fastest growing motor sport in the world - drifting!
And, by focusing on upgrades, classes and skills, Drifting Lands only succeeds in unbalancing the magic.
Summary: Watch:The drifting stunt video had gone viral on social media platforms
Summary: According to Saudi traffic authorities, at least one driver gets into an accident in the Kingdom every second, while at least 20 people - mostly young Saudi men - die per day to speeding, drifting or reckless driving.
RIYADH: The Kingdom has raised fines for drifting 20 times in order to combat the practice that presents tremendous risks to traffic safety of all concerned.
Since configuration drift is not drifting away any time soon (excuse the pun and the skepticism), we must find better ways to do the best we can for now.
On the other hand, if the crasser is flying into the wind, the bird is going in one direction and the drifting pattern in the other.
For those that are not acquainted with the sport, drifting is a technique where the driver intentionally over-steers, causing loss of traction in the rear wheels or all tyres, while maintaining control from entry to exit of a corner.