Translation of "drift" - English-German dictionary

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.

(Translation of “drift” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)