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drift indicator

noun, Aeronautics.
an instrument that indicates the amount of drift of an aircraft.
Also called drift meter, drift sight.
Origin of drift indicator
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • One form of drift indicator consists of a simple dial, with the center cut away and a wire stretched diametrically across it.

  • This they were able to make up for by means of the drift indicator, which compensated for the drift.

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