shifts, 3rd person singular present; shifted, past participle; shifting, present participle; shifted, past tense;
Move or cause to move from one place to another, esp. over a small distance
I shift the weight back to the other leg
the roof cracked and shifted
Change the position of one's body, esp. because one is nervous or uncomfortable
he shifted a little in his chair
Change the emphasis, direction, or focus of
she's shifting the blame onto me
Change in emphasis, direction, or focus
the wind had shifted to the east
the balance of power shifted abruptly
Move (data) one or more places to the right or left in a register
the partial remainder is shifted left
Press the shift key on a typewriter or computer keyboard
a lot of high-priced product you simply don't know how to shift
Change gear in a vehicle
she shifted down to fourth
Be evasive or indirect
they know not how to shift and rob as the old ones do
A slight change in position, direction, or tendency
a shift of wind took us by surprise
a shift in public opinion
The displacement of spectral lines
A key on a typewriter or computer keyboard used to switch between two sets of characters or functions, principally between lower- and upper-case letters
The gearshift or gear-changing mechanism in a motor vehicle
The positioning of successive rows of bricks so that their ends do not coincide
A movement of the digits of a word in a register one or more places to left or right, equivalent to multiplying or dividing the corresponding number by a power of whatever number is the base
A change of position by two or more players before the ball is put into play
One of two or more recurring periods in which different groups of workers do the same jobs in relay
the night shift
A group of workers who work in this way
A woman's straight, unwaisted dress
A long, loose-fitting undergarment
An ingenious or devious device or stratagem
the thousand shifts and devices of which Hannibal was a master
an event in which something is displaced without rotation
switch: make a shift in or exchange of; "First Joe led; then we switched"
change place or direction; "Shift one's position"
transformation: a qualitative change
the time period during which you are at work
transfer: move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"
The shift key is a modifier key on a keyboard, used to type capital letters and other alternate "upper" characters. There are typically two shift keys, on the left and right sides of the row below the home row. ...
Shift is an album by a Swedish Grindcore band Nasum released in 2004. This is the last studio album Nasum released, due to the death of Mieszko Talarczyk from the tragic 2004 Tsunami, followed by the disbanding of Nasum.
The term chemise or shift can refer to the classic smock, or else can refer to certain modern types of women's undergarments and dresses. ...
Metamorpho (real name Rex Mason, also called The Element Man) is a fictional character, a superhero in the . He is a founding member of the Outsiders, and has also joined multiple incarnations of the Justice League.
Shift was a Canadian magazine, devoted to technology and culture. It was one of the most influential Canadian magazines of the 1990s. It has now ceased publication as a print magazine. ...
A level (van der Merwe 1989, also "tonality level", Kubik's "tonal step", and John Blacking's "root progression") is a temporary modal frame contrasted with another temporary modal frame built on a different foundation note. ...
a type of women's undergarment, a slip; a change of workers, now specifically a set group of workers or period of working time; an act of shifting; a slight movement or change; the gear mechanism in a motor vehicle; Alternative spelling of Shift (“the modifier button of computer keyboards”); ...
(Shifted) Numerical sequences either one or two away from one another (e.g. 3-4-5 or 1-3-5).
(Shifting) refers to movements or changing positions of cargo from one place to another - a dangerous situation at sea that can easily endanger the seaworthiness or cargo worthiness of the ship.
(Shifting) refers to changing gears, up or down, on the motorcycle to match engine speed to wheel speed.
(shifting) The act of moving your fretting hand's position to reach a note.
(shifting) the short movement or transfer of a vessel within a harbor or mooring area. back
(Shifts) Allows specific hours worked to be paid at a premium pay based on day of week, time off day or other special circumstances.
(shifts) when the author's tone, style, or dictino change in the course of the poem
The movement of two or more offensive players at the same time before the snap.
A parser is said to shift when it makes the choice of analyzing further input from the stream rather than reducing immediately some already-recognized rule. See section The Bison Parser Algorithm.
Moving a piece sideways.
The process in which the existing H (hemagglutinin) and N (neuraminidase) are replaced by significantly different H and Ns. These new H or H/N combinations are perceived by human immune systems as new, so most people do not have pre-existing antibody protection to these novel viruses. ...
A bison parser shifts an input symbol, placing it onto the parser stack in expectation that the symbol will match one of the rules in the grammar.