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Definition of SHIFT

noun : SHIFT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 5. (

    ) the act of moving from one place to another; "his constant shifting disrupted the class" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time ;

  • 8. (

    ) the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters ;

verb : SHIFT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket" ;

  • 5. (

    ) move from one setting or context to another; "shift the emphasis"; "shift one's attention" ;

  • 6. (

    ) change in quality; "His tone shifted" ;

  • 7. (

    ) move and exchange for another; "shift the date for our class reunion" ;

  • 10. (

    ) use a shift key on a keyboard; "She could not shift so all her letters are written in lower case" ;

  • 11. (

    ) change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change; "Grimm showed how the consonants shifted" ;

  • 12. (

    ) change gears; "you have to shift when you go down a steep hill" ;

  • 13. (

    ) lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes" ;


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