Drifting [verb]

Definition of Drifting:

move aimlessly

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Sentence/Example of Drifting:

If she was right, the valley might be a rift where molten material came up from below, forming new crust and pushing the ocean floor apart — evidence that could support continental drift.

Holmes admitted he had no data to back up the idea, and the geology community remained largely unconvinced of continental drift.

The move highlights the increasing dominance of conservative punditry at a network that positioned itself at its founding as a “fair and balanced” alternative to what it saw as a liberal drift in other media.

Because wind can build drifts of deep snow over holes, effectively hiding them from view, using a pole as a probe to detect divots can be a lifesaver in deep and uneven snowpack.

Residents continue to complain of drift from aerial spraying and heavy sediment pollution into Nehalem Bay, home to clams, Dungeness crab and runs of chinook and coho salmon.

Whole ecosystems evolve through random “ecological drift,” much as genetic drift influenced the frequency of traits.

To complicate things further, the spacecraft experienced hard-to-predict drifts in its trajectory due to sublimely ethereal forces from the uneven thermal radiation coming from its plutonium-filled electrical generator.

Something came up between me and Lyn—and I drifted, and kept drifting.

To-morrow—a crippled veteran, and after that a pensioner drifting fast into a garrulous dotage.

As there was not now a breath of wind, we were entirely at the mercy of the stream, and began drifting back.