Translation of "drift" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (MOVEMENT) 活动 uk us /drɪft/

[ C ] a pile of snow or something similar, formed by the wind

The snow lay in deep drifts. 到处是风吹起来的厚厚的雪堆。

[ S or U ] a general development or change in a situation

The downward drift in copper prices looks set to continue. 铜价下跌的趋势看来注定还要持续下去。

(Translation of “drift noun (MOVEMENT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)