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Entry Word: drift
Function: noun
Text: 1 a pile or ridge of granular matter (as sand or snow) <deep drifts of snow blocked our driveway> -- see 2BANK
2 a prevailing or general movement or inclination <the drift of the population away from large cities> -- see TREND 1
3 the idea that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed to the mind by language, symbol, or action <you should expect a visit from the stork, if you get my drift> -- see MEANING 1