Thesaurus / drift

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In this view, play is to creativity what genetic drift is to evolution and what heat is to self-assembling molecules.
The random rise or fall of gene variants in a population is known as genetic drift.
A handmade soap booth sent drifts of lavender into the unseasonably warm air.
To make matters worse, ankle monitors are prone to technical glitches such as signal loss and drift, prohibitively short battery life, and inaccurate alerts sent to monitoring agencies.
Conditions in Oregon are unprecedented, with fire and smoke drift threatening every wine-producing region in the state, according to the Oregon Wine Board.
We can drift like other animals, and often do; but we can also obey our own volition.
LIFE AND MATTEROLIVER LODGE
At the Sarcophagus, things which had all been wet enough before became saturated with drift which turned to ice.
But the drift of public opinion was too strong to be withstood.
This glory in turn dulled and the leaves, like petals of withered flowers, began to drift to the earth.
Then they may drift slowly into a state of mental weakness, and often require as much care as imbeciles.

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