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driftage

[drif-tij] /ˈdrɪf tɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the action or an amount of drifting.
2.
drifted matter.
3.
Navigation. the amount of drift away from a set course as a result of wind and currents.
4.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; drift + -age
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driftage

/ˈdrɪftɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the act of drifting
2.
matter carried along or deposited by drifting
3.
the amount by which an aircraft or vessel has drifted from its intended course
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