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drift

noun /drift/
a heap of something driven together, especially snow
amoncellement, congère
His car stuck in a snowdrift.
the direction in which something is going; the general meaning
sens (général)
I couldn’t hear you clearly, but I did catch the drift of what you said.
drifter noun a fishing-boat that uses a net which floats near the surface of the water.
drifter
a person who drifts.
personne qui se laisse aller
driftwood noun wood floating on or cast up on the shore by the sea
bois flotté
We made a fire with driftwood.
(Definition of drift from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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