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German translation of “drift”

drift

noun /drift/
a heap of something driven together, especially snow
das Treiben
His car stuck in a snowdrift.
the direction in which something is going; the general meaning
die Richtung
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.
das Treibnetz-Fischerboot
a person who drifts.
ziellose Person
driftwood noun wood floating on or cast up on the shore by the sea
das Treibholz
We made a fire with driftwood.
(Definition of drift from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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