Definitions for "Drifter"
As la dérive, drifting was an essential component of the "revolution of everyday life" to those idlers par excellence, the Situationists. In order to free the senses from the "tyranny of the ordinary," Guy Debord & Co. would drop their usual motives for movement and allow themselves to drift across the urban terrain, driven hither and thither by the winds of desire. The drifter is not, however, to be confused with the person who lives a life of lax desultoriness. See: FLÂNEUR, SAUNTER.
Keywords:  buoyed, boat, fishing, catch, net
a fishing boat which releases a buoyed net and drifts with the currents as the catch is made
A drifter is a type of fishing boat. They often catch herrings in a long drift net. Herring fishing using drifters has a long history in many British fishing ports.
Keywords:  unfavoured, odds, runner, easing, say
When the odds of a runner increase. A drifter is, for example, a runner that is given an opening price of 2-1 but is unfavoured by investors, so its odds are increased to say 4-1 in an effort to attract investors. Drifting is also known as easing.
A bet where the price is rising. Eg. a team is 2.2 early on and then moves up to 2.5. Thats a drifter, the odds are said to be "drifting".
Keywords:  drill, pneumatic, hydraulic, rail, feed
a type of drill
A Drifter is hydraulic or pneumatic rock or ground drill placed on top of a feed. Feed is like a rail that the drill moves on, aka. drifts. This kind of drilling procedure is also called as drifting.
a Bakemono member who is not technically stationed to any headquarters, but roams freely
a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
Keywords:  nylon, lightweight, draft, full
a full-draft, lightweight nylon No
a manager who consistently invests in securities outside their category's benchmark