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Pronunciation of Drift  


English Meaning

A driving; a violent movement.

  1. To be carried along by currents of air or water: a balloon drifting eastward; as the wreckage drifted toward shore.
  2. To proceed or move unhurriedly and smoothly: drifting among the party guests.
  3. To move leisurely or sporadically from place to place, especially without purpose or regular employment: a day laborer, drifting from town to town.
  4. To wander from a set course or point of attention; stray.
  5. To vary from or oscillate randomly about a fixed setting, position, or mode of operation.
  6. To be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of a current: snow drifting to five feet.
  7. To cause to be carried in a current: drifting the logs downstream.
  8. To pile up in banks or heaps: Wind drifted the loose straw against the barn.
  9. Western U.S. To drive (livestock) slowly or far afield, especially for grazing.
  10. The act or condition of drifting.
  11. Something moving along in a current of air or water.
  12. A bank or pile, as of sand or snow, heaped up by currents of air or water.
  13. Geology Rock debris transported and deposited by or from ice, especially by or from a glacier.
  14. A general trend or tendency, as of opinion. See Synonyms at tendency.
  15. General meaning or purport; tenor: caught the drift of the conversation.
  16. A gradual change in position.
  17. A gradual deviation from an original course, model, method, or intention.
  18. Variation or random oscillation about a fixed setting, position, or mode of behavior.
  19. A gradual change in the output of a circuit or amplifier.
  20. The rate of flow of a water current.
  21. A tool for ramming or driving something down.
  22. A tapered steel pin for enlarging and aligning holes.
  23. A horizontal or nearly horizontal passageway in a mine running through or parallel to a vein.
  24. A secondary mine passageway between two main shafts or tunnels.
  25. A drove or herd, especially of swine. See Synonyms at flock1.

Malayalam Meaning

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× പ്രവൃത്തിയില്ലായ്‌മ - Pravruththiyillaayma | Pravruthiyillayma
× മാറുക - Maaruka | Maruka
× പ്രവാഹം - Pravaaham | Pravaham
× പ്രവണത - Pravanatha
× കൂമ്പാരമാക്കുക - Koompaaramaakkuka | Koomparamakkuka
× അര്‍ത്ഥം - Ar‍ththam | Ar‍tham
× ഉദ്ദേശ്യം - Uddheshyam | Udheshyam
× (മഞ്ഞോ മണലോ) കാറ്റു കാരണം കൂമ്പാരമാവുക - (manjo Manalo) Kaattu Kaaranam Koompaaramaavuka | (manjo Manalo) Kattu Karanam Koomparamavuka
× കൂന - Koona
× കാറ്റടിക്കുന്നതുകൊണ്ട്‌ വിമാനഗതിക്കുണ്ടാകുന്ന വ്യതിയാനം - Kaattadikkunnathukondu Vimaanagathikkundaakunna Vyathiyaanam | Kattadikkunnathukondu Vimanagathikkundakunna Vyathiyanam
× ചായ്‌വ്‌ - Chaayvu | Chayvu
× ഒഴുക്കിനൊത്തുള്ള നീക്കം - Ozhukkinoththulla Neekkam | Ozhukkinothulla Neekkam


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Hebrews 2:1

Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away.

അതുകൊണ്ടു നാം വല്ലപ്പോഴും ഒഴുകിപ്പോകാതിരിക്കേണ്ടതിന്നു കേട്ടതു അധികം ശ്രദ്ധയോടെ കരുതിക്കൊൾവാൻ ആവശ്യമാകുന്നു.


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