Limits of survival are set by climate, those long drifts of change which a generation may fail to notice.
Only a long drift of powdery snow across the floor attested to the brief flurry.
Slowly through the solar winds of space he turned, willing himself to begin the long drift back to earth.
The icy wind would freeze the whole tableau inside a long smooth east-west drift until the spring sunshine released it again.
They were an extremely good fit and required a long drift to remove them.
The boat left a wake that rocked the long drifts of dead leaves on the water and slapped against the quay below them.
They are good at both controlling longer drifts but also recovering from them.
Charts were developed on the long drifts of weather that are called climate.
Donal turned to catch the wind, tilted his glider-wings with the control, and soared upward on a long drift of air.
Later models might be capable of spiralling down near the sun, then zinging almost straight outwards, starting a long drift towards some star.