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drift·ing

(drift'ing),
Random movement of a tooth to a position of greater stability.

drift·ing

(drift'ing)
Random movement of tooth to position of greater stability.
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Drifting also causes drivers to take risky evasive action.
A boat captain should have a clear idea of how their boat is drifting and which way the wind is coming from, and where it is going.
Since safety is our priority at Nissan, we have partnered with the Prodrift Academy to provide a legal and safe platform for drifting fanatics in the region," Cherfan added.
Drifting tracks are also different from racetracks; they are closed circuits that can be shaped like a U-turn, or a series of S's, and course markers and red cones are laid out for the driver, who should manage to maneuver his way around them.
Drifting has become an international success, with Formula DRIFT holding events around the world.
Drifting, which traces its roots in Japan, has evolved into mainstream motorsport and calls for drivers to over-steer a car, forcing it to lose rear wheel traction and slide or drift with driver still maintaining overall control.
Qatar has many four wheel drives so there are a lot of drivers who like to do drifting.
Summary: They will campaign in the opening round of the first dedicated professional drifting tournament in the Middle East.
Drifting of aquatic invertebrates in response to physical disturbance has been termed catastrophic drift (Minckley, 1964).
His advocacy and zeal would realize the first drifting research station for the United States" (p.
MOMO has reacted to the on-going buzz surrounding the Japanese drifting trend by designing two steering wheels and harness pad sets.
THE motor sport sensation that is Drifting will feature at the inaugural Scottish Motor Sport Show at Lanark Agricultural Centre on February 24-25.