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shift

  

      vb  
1    to move or cause to move from one place or position to another  
2    tr   to change for another or others  
3    to change (gear) in a motor vehicle  
4    intr   (of a sound or set of sounds) to alter in a systematic way  
5    intr   to provide for one's needs (esp. in the phrase shift for oneself)  
6    intr   to proceed by indirect or evasive methods  
7    to remove or be removed, esp. with difficulty  
no detergent can shift these stains     
8    intr  
Slang   to move quickly  
9    tr     (Computing)   to move (bits held in a store location) to the left or right  
      n  
10    the act or an instance of shifting  
11    a group of workers who work for a specific period  
12    the period of time worked by such a group  
13    an expedient, contrivance, or artifice  
14    the displacement of rocks, esp. layers or seams in mining, at a geological fault  
15    an underskirt or dress with little shaping  
     (Old English sciftan; related to Old Norse skipta to divide, Middle Low German schiften, to separate)  
  shifter      n  


back shift  
      n     (Brit)  
1    a group of workers who work a shift from late afternoon to midnight in an industry or occupation where a day shift or a night shift is also worked  
2    the period worked,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    swing shift  
blue shift  
      n   a shift in the spectral lines of a stellar spectrum towards the blue end of the visible region relative to the wavelengths of these lines in the terrestrial spectrum: thought to be a result of the Doppler effect caused by stars approaching the solar system  
   Compare       red shift  
day shift  
      n  
1    a group of workers who work a shift during the daytime in an industry or occupation where a night shift or a back shift is also worked  
2    the period worked,   (See also)        back shift  
Einstein shift  
      n     (Astronomy)   a small displacement towards the red in the spectra, caused by the interaction between the radiation and the gravitational field of a massive body, such as the sun  
function shift   , change  
      n  
1      (Grammar)   a change in the syntactic function of a word, as when the noun mushroom is used as an intransitive verb  
2      (Linguistics)   sound change involving a realignment of the phonemic system of a language  
graveyard shift  
      n     (U.S.)   the working shift between midnight and morning  
Great Vowel Shift  
      n     (Linguistics)   a phonetic change that took place during the transition from Middle to Modern English, whereby the long vowels were raised (<PH:e><PH::> became <PH:i><PH::>, <PH:o><PH::> became <PH:u><PH::>, etc.). The vowels (<PH:i><PH::>) and (<PH:u><PH::>) underwent breaking and became the diphthongs (<PH:a><PH:I>) and (<PH:a><PH:U>)  
night shift  
      n  
1    a group of workers who work a shift during the night in an industry or occupation where a day shift or a back shift are also worked  
2    the period worked,   (See also)        back shift  
red shift  
      n   a shift in the lines of the spectrum of an astronomical object towards a longer wavelength (the red end of an optical spectrum), relative to the wavelength of these lines in the terrestrial spectrum, usually as a result of the Doppler effect caused by the recession of the object  
shift key  
      n   a key on a typewriter or computer keyboard used to type capital letters and certain numbers and symbols  
sound shift  
      n   a gradual alteration or series of alterations in the pronunciation of a set of sounds, esp. of vowels  
   See also       Great Vowel Shift  
split shift  
      n   a work period divided into two parts that are separated by an interval longer than a normal rest period  
stick shift  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)  
1   
a    a manually operated transmission system in a motor vehicle  
b    a motor vehicle having manual transmission  
2    a gear lever  
swing shift  
      n      the usual U.S. and Canadian term for       backshift  
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chemise  
      n  
1    an unwaisted loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders  
2    a loose shirtlike undergarment,   (Also called)    shift         
     (C14: from Old French: shirt, from Late Latin camisa, perhaps of Celtic origin)  


back shift  
      n     (Brit)  
1    a group of workers who work a shift from late afternoon to midnight in an industry or occupation where a day shift or a night shift is also worked  
2    the period worked,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    swing shift         
blue shift  
      n   a shift in the spectral lines of a stellar spectrum towards the blue end of the visible region relative to the wavelengths of these lines in the terrestrial spectrum: thought to be a result of the Doppler effect caused by stars approaching the solar system  
   Compare       red shift  
day shift  
      n  
1    a group of workers who work a shift during the daytime in an industry or occupation where a night shift or a back shift is also worked  
2    the period worked,   (See also)        back shift  
Einstein shift  
      n     (Astronomy)   a small displacement towards the red in the spectra, caused by the interaction between the radiation and the gravitational field of a massive body, such as the sun  
function shift   , change  
      n  
1      (Grammar)   a change in the syntactic function of a word, as when the noun mushroom is used as an intransitive verb  
2      (Linguistics)   sound change involving a realignment of the phonemic system of a language  
graveyard shift  
      n     (U.S.)   the working shift between midnight and morning  
Great Vowel Shift  
      n     (Linguistics)   a phonetic change that took place during the transition from Middle to Modern English, whereby the long vowels were raised (<PH:e><PH::> became <PH:i><PH::>, <PH:o><PH::> became <PH:u><PH::>, etc.). The vowels (<PH:i><PH::>) and (<PH:u><PH::>) underwent breaking and became the diphthongs (<PH:a><PH:I>) and (<PH:a><PH:U>)  
night shift  
      n  
1    a group of workers who work a shift during the night in an industry or occupation where a day shift or a back shift are also worked  
2    the period worked,   (See also)        back shift  
red shift  
      n   a shift in the lines of the spectrum of an astronomical object towards a longer wavelength (the red end of an optical spectrum), relative to the wavelength of these lines in the terrestrial spectrum, usually as a result of the Doppler effect caused by the recession of the object  
shift  
      vb  
1    to move or cause to move from one place or position to another  
2    tr   to change for another or others  
3    to change (gear) in a motor vehicle  
4    intr   (of a sound or set of sounds) to alter in a systematic way  
5    intr   to provide for one's needs (esp. in the phrase shift for oneself)  
6    intr   to proceed by indirect or evasive methods  
7    to remove or be removed, esp. with difficulty  
no detergent can shift these stains     
8    intr  
Slang   to move quickly  
9    tr     (Computing)   to move (bits held in a store location) to the left or right  
      n  
10    the act or an instance of shifting  
11    a group of workers who work for a specific period  
12    the period of time worked by such a group  
13    an expedient, contrivance, or artifice  
14    the displacement of rocks, esp. layers or seams in mining, at a geological fault  
15    an underskirt or dress with little shaping  
     (Old English sciftan; related to Old Norse skipta to divide, Middle Low German schiften, to separate)  
  shifter      n  
shift key  
      n   a key on a typewriter or computer keyboard used to type capital letters and certain numbers and symbols  
sound shift  
      n   a gradual alteration or series of alterations in the pronunciation of a set of sounds, esp. of vowels  
   See also       Great Vowel Shift  
split shift  
      n   a work period divided into two parts that are separated by an interval longer than a normal rest period  
stick shift  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)  
1   
a    a manually operated transmission system in a motor vehicle  
b    a motor vehicle having manual transmission  
2    a gear lever  
swing shift  
      n      the usual U.S. and Canadian term for       backshift  

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shift

  

      vb  
1    alter, budge, change, displace, fluctuate, move, move around, rearrange, relocate, remove, reposition, swerve, switch, transfer, transpose, vary, veer  
2    as in shift for oneself      assume responsibility, contrive, devise, fend, get along, look after, make do, manage, plan, scheme, take care of  
      n  
3    about-turn, alteration, change, displacement, fluctuation, modification, move, permutation, rearrangement, removal, shifting, switch, transfer, veering  
4    artifice, contrivance, craft, device, dodge, equivocation, evasion, expedient, move, resource, ruse, stratagem, subterfuge, trick, wile  

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