Definition of North Atlantic Drift in US English:

North Atlantic Drift

proper noun

  • A continuation of the Gulf Stream across the Atlantic Ocean and along the coast of northwestern Europe, where it has a significant warming effect on the climate.

Pronunciation

North Atlantic Drift

/nôrTH ətˈlan(t)ik drift//nɔrθ ətˈlæn(t)ɪk drɪft/