The act or motion of drifting; the force which impels or drives; an overpowering influence or impulse.
The angle which the line of a ship's motion makes with the meridian, in drifting.
Motion of carriers caused by an electric field
While driving, disturbing forces may modify the vehicle's trajectory whether it be on a straight line or on a bend. Drift angle is defined as the one between the trajectory that the wheel would describe without disturbing forces and the one really followed.
The angle which the line of a ship's motion makes with the nearest meridian, when she drives with her side to the wind and waves when laying to. It also implies the distance which the ship drives on that line.
when inertia or centrifugal force pulls the bike off-line, often in a turn. Also called wheel drift.