horizontal drift

horizontal drift
горизонтальное смещение или передвижение

English-Russian aviation meteorology dictionary. 2013.

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  • Drift — Drift, n. [From {drive}; akin to LG. & D. drift a driving, Icel. drift snowdrift, Dan. drift, impulse, drove, herd, pasture, common, G. trift pasturage, drove. See {Drive}.] 1. A driving; a violent movement. [1913 Webster] The dragon drew him… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drift of the forest — Drift Drift, n. [From {drive}; akin to LG. & D. drift a driving, Icel. drift snowdrift, Dan. drift, impulse, drove, herd, pasture, common, G. trift pasturage, drove. See {Drive}.] 1. A driving; a violent movement. [1913 Webster] The dragon drew… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drift — may mean: Contents 1 Film and literature 2 Geography 3 Industry …   Wikipedia

  • drift´ing|ly — drift «drihft», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to carry along by currents of water or air: »The current was drifting our boat onto the rocks. 2. to heap up; pile up: »The wind is so strong it s drifting the snow. 3. to enlarge or shape (a hole) with a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drift mining — is either the mining of a placer deposit by underground methods, or the working of coal seams accessed by adits driven into the surface outcrop of the coal bed. Drift is a more general mining term, meaning a near horizontal passageway in a mine,… …   Wikipedia

  • drift — [drift] n. [ME (akin to ON & MDu drift, OHG trift) < OE drifan, DRIVE] 1. an act or instance of being driven or carried along, as by a current of air or water or by circumstances 2. the course on which something is directed or driven 3. the… …   English World dictionary

  • drift — [[t]drɪft[/t]] n. 1) a driving movement or action 2) naut. navig. (of a ship) the component of the movement that is due to the force of wind and currents 3) oce a broad, shallow ocean current that advances at the rate of 10 to 15 mi. (16 to 24… …   From formal English to slang

  • drift — driftingly, adv. driftless, adj. driftlessness, n. /drift/, n. 1. a driving movement or force; impulse; impetus; pressure. 2. Navig. (of a ship) the component of the movement that is due to the force of wind and currents. 3. Oceanog. a broad,… …   Universalium

  • drift — /drɪft / (say drift) noun 1. a driving movement or force; impulse; impetus; pressure. 2. Navigation movement or course under the impulse of water currents, wind, etc. 3. Physical Geography a broad and shallow current which advances at a rate of… …  

  • drift — n. & v. n. 1 a slow movement or variation. b such movement caused by a slow current. 2 the intention, meaning, scope, etc. of what is said etc. (didn t understand his drift). 3 a large mass of snow, sand, etc., accumulated by the wind. 4 esp.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horizontal coordinate system — The horizontal coordinate system is a celestial coordinate system that uses the observer s local horizon as the fundamental plane. This conveniently divides the sky into the upper hemisphere that you can see, and the lower hemisphere that you… …   Wikipedia


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