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(of rain or snow) Falling and being blown by the wind with great force,
  1. (of rain or snow) Falling and being blown by the wind with great force
    • - driving rain
  2. Having a strong and controlling influence
    • - Macmillan was the driving force behind the plan
    • - a driving ambition
  3. Energetic; dynamic
    • - driving dance rhythms
  1. The control and operation of a motor vehicle
    • - he was convicted of reckless driving
    • - a driving course

  1. drive: hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver; "he sliced his drive out of bounds"
  2. having the power of driving or impelling; "a driving personal ambition"; "the driving force was his innate enthusiasm"; "an impulsive force"
  3. acting with vigor; "responsibility turned the spoiled playboy into a driving young executive"
  4. the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
  5. (drive) operate or control a vehicle; "drive a car or bus"; "Can you drive this four-wheel truck?"
  6. (drive) the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
  7. Driving is the controlled operation of a land vehicle, such as a car, truck or bus.
  8. Driving, when applied to horses, ponies, mules, or donkeys, is a broad term for hitching equines to a wagon, carriage, cart, sleigh, or other horse-drawn vehicle by means of a harness and working them in this way. ...
  9. Social influence occurs when an individual's thoughts, feelings or actions are affected by other people. Social influence takes many forms and can be seen in conformity, socialization, peer pressure, obedience, leadership, persuasion, sales, and marketing. ...
  10. (Drive (American football)) The following terms are used in American football and Canadian football, but see also the glossary of Canadian football.
  11. (Drive (Band)) Drive (Band) was a five-piece progressive metal, power metal, heavy metal, and hard rock band formed in Houston, Texas, USA by Rick Chavez. They released two albums, Characters in Time (1988) and Diablero (1992).
  12. (Drive (baseball)) or on first and third, the runner on first steals second and trys to get the catcher to throw down to second so that the runner on third can steal home.
  13. (drive) Self-motivation; ability coupled with ambition; A sustained advance in the face of the enemy to take a strategic objective; A motor that does not take fuel, but instead depends on a mechanism that stores potential energy for subsequent use; A trip made in a motor vehicle; A driveway; A ...
  14. (driven) Obsessed; passionately motivated to achieve goals; Formed into snowdrifts by wind
  15. (DRIVE) The assembly of the motor and gear unit used to propel the bridge or trolley.
  16. (Drive) An assembly of the necessary structural, mechanical, and electrical parts which provide the motive power for a conveyor.
  17. (Drive) That part of the rowing cycle when the rower applies power to the oar. This is a more-or-less blended sequence of applying power primarily with a leg drive, then the back, and finally the arms.
  18. (Drive) a fast and low shot that makes a horizontal flight over the net.
  19. (Drive) an offensive shot used mostly as a setup or in rallies, where the racket is in a normal position and the ball is struck at a medium pace.
  20. (drive) Shot from teeing ground other than par-3 holes.
  21. (drive) To hit the ball with maximum force and full stroke. Usually with a driver from the tee.
  22. (drive) the series of plays a team puts together in an attempt to score.
  23. (drive (see pic above)) a hit executed by the batter in which he swings the bat in a long arc, much like teeing off at golf, and sends the ball in one of several possible directions.
  24. (Drive) An underground passage for exploration, development, or working of an orebody
  25. (Drive (D)) This allows the car to move forward and accelerate through its range of gears. The number of gears a transmission has depends on the model, but they can commonly range from 3, 4 (the most common), 5, 6 (found in VW/Audi Direct Shift Gearbox), 7 (found in Mercedes 7G gearbox, BMW M5 ...