drift indicator

drift indicator

[′drift ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(engineering)
Device used to record directional logs; records only the amount of drift (deviation from the vertical), and not the direction.
(navigation)

drift indicator

drift indicator
Drigt-indicator.
An instrument that looks vertically at the surface to provide an indication of drift angle. It consists essentially of a sight tube with a hairline that is rotated until objects on the ground travel parallel to it. This direction is compared with the course to get the drift angle. Also called a drift meter or drift sight meter.
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