current drift

current drift

[′kər·ənt ‚drift]
(hydrology)
A broad, shallow, slow-moving ocean or lake current.
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The other pirates were looking their last, too; and they all looked so long that they came near letting the current drift them out of the range of the island.
The production test method includes a 24-hour bake at 250[degrees]C, after which dies showing a cell current drift of more than 1 [micro]A are rejected.
For this situation I would switch to a 600-grain Rio sinking line, with a weighted tarpon fly with huge dumbbell eyes, and work the current drift.
Eamon Gilmore backed Pat Rabbitte's admission that the Coalition will not make it to 2016 if it doesn't address the current drift.
Whether Turkey will be able to emerge from the current drift toward an authoritarian regime depends not on what the world says or does but on the will of the people at home.
Congress insiders concede that nothing short of a miracle can bring the party back to power if it fails to effect serious course correction to arrest the current drift in the next two years.
Palestinian officials admit the campaign has suffered setbacks, but argue that the current drift is largely the fault of Israel and the US, the FT added.
After the dynamic meetings of 2009 and 2010 when the urgent necessity of a coordinated global strategy dominated minds, the current drift is worrying.
s top official about what really needs to be done to get Lebanon out of its current drift.
The current drift in American policy in favor of repression and temporary security is pushing Afghanistan and America into the darkness.
What cannot be allowed to continue is the current drift into disillusion when the pictures of flag-covered coffins being carried across the tarmac inspire only resignation, not outrage.
If given the financial support that the Wahhabis received, these forces could reverse the current drift to fanaticism.