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Definition of SHIFTING

noun : SHIFTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

verb : SHIFTING

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" ;

Adjective : SHIFTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) continuously varying; "taffeta with shifting colors" ;

  • 2. (

    ) changing position or direction; "he drifted into the shifting crowd"; "their nervous shifting glances"; "shifty winds" ;


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