drifting sideways

drifting sideways

the patient moves gradually to one side when attempting to walk in a straight line.
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It now offers Curiosity a vital sense of touch, preventing the drill bit from drifting sideways too much and getting stuck in rock.
stocks eked out tiny gains on Monday after spending much of the day drifting sideways.
Drifting sideways around a purpose-built ice track with traction control off, the balance of this high performance version of Jaguar's XK sports car came into its own.
Drifting sideways around a purposebuilt ice track with traction control off, the balance of this high performance version of Jaguar's XK sports car came into its own.
The country is drifting sideways right now, there is a decision vacuum going on and it is paralyzing business because nobody can make decisions and nobody can get things done," he said.
There was never a shortage of other people to help us through the locks or give us a hand to moor when our comically amateur efforts found us drifting sideways in the middle of the canal.
If you're drifting sideways at touchdown and you don't correct it, you're going for a ride.
One witness, who took this picture but asked not to be named, said: "We just saw the ship drifting sideways past our window ( we couldn't believe it.
We've been kind of drifting sideways since back in August.
They can not only etch straight down through material without drifting sideways, but also discriminate between silicon and silicon-oxide targets -- so one gets etched and not the other.
Today the quotes continue drifting sideways due to no news from the West and May holidays factor in Russia.