Thesaurus / drift
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The random rise or fall of gene variants in a population is known as genetic drift.
HOW NEUTRAL THEORY ALTERED IDEAS ABOUT BIODIVERSITYCHRISTIE WILCOXDECEMBER 8, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
A handmade soap booth sent drifts of lavender into the unseasonably warm air.
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY SPOTLIGHTS PANDEMIC-INSPIRED ENTREPRENEURSHIPEMILY DAVIESNOVEMBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
COVID-19 HAS LED TO A WORRISOME UPTICK IN THE USE OF ELECTRONIC ANKLE MONITORSAMY NORDRUMOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Conditions in Oregon are unprecedented, with fire and smoke drift threatening every wine-producing region in the state, according to the Oregon Wine Board.
WILDFIRES, TRADE WARS, COVID-19: THE 2020 GLOBAL WINE HARVEST MAY GO DOWN AS THE MOST CHALLENGING YETBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
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.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
But the drift of public opinion was too strong to be withstood.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VI (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
This glory in turn dulled and the leaves, like petals of withered flowers, began to drift to the earth.
ERSKINE DALE--PIONEERJOHN FOX
Then they may drift slowly into a state of mental weakness, and often require as much care as imbeciles.
EPILEPSY, HYSTERIA, AND NEURASTHENIAISAAC G. BRIGGS
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