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To cause a vehicle to slide or ‘drift’ laterally. It is caused by making a turn a speeds high enough to cause the tires (both front and rear, but the rear tires go first and the front don’t always go) to loose traction, allowing the car to slide laterally. It is possible in front, rear, and all wheel drive. Pulling the hand/emergency/parking break (three names for the same thing) at the apex of a turn will allow one to drift at lower speeds than if the rear wheels were allowed to spin freely. Also, drastically speeding up the rear wheels by revving the engine (therefore causing the rear wheels to spin faster than the car is moving forward) will allow one to drift more easily, this is only possible in rear wheel drive.
I find it difficult to understand the physics behind drifting.
by Don W. February 20, 2005
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The act of masturbating is also known as drifting .

Whiles drifting a car consist of high level of control with the hand , it's also about lossing control resulting alot of fun.Thus come drifting = masturbating
The amount of drifting you're doing . I'm gonna run out of cucumbers.
by Teabagtim May 13, 2016
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Drifting (v.) The act of an Xbox 360 controller 'skipping' when playing a first person shooter (such as Modern Warfare 2). Usually caused by getting pizza dough in it; causes a higher sensitivity in the analog sticks.
Cowan was playing CoD with James, Clark, and Stru one day when his Uncle Gianluca needed help in the kitchen making a calzone. As he was kneading the dough, he got his controller caught in it and got pizza dough under the joysticks. To this day, the controller has him drifting all over the place if he's trying to quick scope.
by UglyStru August 14, 2010
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Sliding your car through a set of opposed and grouped turns without having rear wheel traction as your car moves laterally through the turns
by Cameron Leslie February 04, 2003
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to drift is to "seperate" or to "not keep in touch with" someone or people.
"we drifted bad! i wish we got back to before.."
by ladystreets2 December 29, 2004
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The act of of farting while walking by someone with the intent that they will smell it after you pass by
Watch out, Gordo had taco bell for lunch. He's been drifting everyone
by raginrobbie December 23, 2009
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The art of oversteer.
Causing a car's rear end to break loose while entering a corner, thereby setting up the 'slip angles' for a quick exit speed
See drifter
Chapel and Slonie are pretty good at drifting
by Chapel April 03, 2003
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