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  • 1 drift — I. n. 1. Course, bearing, direction. 2. Aim, purpose, intention, intent, proposal, design, scope, tendency, object, mark. 3. (Geol.) Diluvium, diluvial formations. 4. (Mining.) Passage (under ground, between shafts). 5. Sw …

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  • 2 drift — drift1 [drıft] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move slowly)¦ 2¦(without plan)¦ 3¦(change)¦ 4¦(money/prices)¦ 5¦(snow/sand)¦ 6 let something drift Phrasal verbs  drift apart  drift off ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) …

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  • 3 drift — I UK [drɪft] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms drift : present tense I/you/we/they drift he/she/it drifts present participle drifting past tense drifted past participle drifted ** 1) to be pushed along very slowly by the movement of air or… …

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  • 4 drift — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 slow movement ADJECTIVE ▪ gradual, slow ▪ leftward, rightward ▪ He criticized the rightward drift of the party. ▪ continental …

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  • 5 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 6 Expanding Earth theory — The Expanding Earth theory is an attempt to explain the position and movement of continents (continental drift) on the surface of the Earth. The expanded earth theory (and plate tectonics) incorporates the appearance of new crustal material at… …

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  • 7 drift — drift1 [ drıft ] verb intransitive ** 1. ) to be pushed along very slowly by the movement of air or water: The boat started to drift out to sea. Thick smoke from a forest fire drifted across the town. a ) if snow or sand drifts, the wind blows it …

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  • 8 drift — 1. verb 1) his raft drifted down the river Syn: be carried, be borne; float, bob, waft, meander 2) the guests drifted away Syn: wander, meander, stray, putter, dawdle 3) …

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  • 9 drift — 1. verb 1) his raft drifted down the river Syn: be carried, be borne, float, bob, glide, coast, waft 2) the guests drifted away Syn: wander, meander, stray, stroll …

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  • 10 drift — [[t]drɪ̱ft[/t]] ♦♦♦ drifts, drifting, drifted 1) VERB When something drifts somewhere, it is carried there by the movement of wind or water. [V adv/prep] We proceeded to drift on up the river... [V adv/prep] The climbing balloon drifted silently… …

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  • 11 drift´ing|ly — drift «drihft», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to carry along by currents of water or air: »The current was drifting our boat onto the rocks. 2. to heap up; pile up: »The wind is so strong it s drifting the snow. 3. to enlarge or shape (a hole) with a… …

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  • 12 X-ray fluorescence — (XRF) is the emission of characteristic secondary (or fluorescent) X rays from a material that has been excited by bombarding with high energy X rays or gamma rays. The phenomenon is widely used for elemental analysis and chemical analysis,… …

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  • 13 List of pipeline accidents — The following is a list of pipeline accidents: This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. Contents 1 Bel …

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  • 14 drift — [drɪft] verb [I] I 1) to be pushed along slowly by the movement of air or water The boat started to drift out to sea.[/ex] 2) to do something or happen in a way that is not planned I just drifted into nursing really.[/ex] 3) to move somewhere… …

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  • 15 interior design — 1. the design and coordination of the decorative elements of the interior of a house, apartment, office, or other structural space, including color schemes, fittings, furnishings, and sometimes architectural features. 2. the art, business, or… …

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  • 16 drift — 1 verb (I) 1 to move slowly on water or in the air (+ out/towards etc): The rubber raft drifted out to sea. 2 (always + adv/prep) to move or go somewhere without any plan or purpose (+ around/along etc): Jenni spent the year drifting around… …

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  • 17 Mayon Volcano — as viewed from Ligñon Hill in Legazpi City, Albay in December 2006 Elevation …

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  • 18 Challenger (1853 clipper) — Career (United States) …

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  • 19 Poison gas in World War I — The use of poison gas in World War I was a major military innovation. The gases ranged from disabling chemicals, such as tear gas and the severe mustard gas, to lethal agents like phosgene and chlorine. This chemical warfare was a major component …

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  • 20 Tasman Bridge disaster — Infobox name=Tasman Bridge title=Tasman Bridge caption=Tasman Bridge in Hobart, Tasmania. January 1975. After being hit by bulk carrier MV Lake Illawarra . headerstyle = background:#ccf; labelstyle = background:#ddf; header1 = Locale data3 =… …

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