Example sentences for: drift

How can you use “drift” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "Strains of Beethoven's fifth and Tina Turner drift in with the tear gas as gangs of black-masked protestors overturn newspaper stands," he wrote.

  • False positives are likeliest when drift is completely neutral ( e.g. , as was found by Suzuki and Gojobori [ 36]).

  • This combination of factors results in relaxed selection at many loci and higher levels of genetic drift affecting the entire genome.

  • Reporters' appetites have been whetted by 1) ever-louder grumbling among House Republicans that the GOP leadership botched the fight with Clinton on disaster relief and the budget; 2) an anonymous "Dear Colleague" letter urging a no-confidence vote on Gingrich; 3) a demand by 50 House conservatives (on Gingrich's birthday) that the Republican caucus halt the leadership's drift to the center; and 4) House Majority Leader Dick Armey's failure to defend Gingrich.

  • Gavrilets analyzes founder-effect speciation (which combines drift and selection), agrees with most other theoreticians (e.g.

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