driftage

[drif-tij]

Origin of driftage

First recorded in 1760–70; drift + -age
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driftage

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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