- the act of moving from one place to another
- change place or direction
- move around
- move very slightly
- move from one setting or context to another
- change in quality
- move and exchange for another
- move sideways or in an unsteady way, as of a ship or a vehicle out of control
- move abruptly
- lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shift • (a.) Changing in place, position, or direction; varying; variable; fickle; as, shifting winds; shifting opinions or principles. • (a.) Adapted or used for shifting anything.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/shifting/
changing position or direction; `he drifted into the shifting crowd`; `their nervous shifting glances`; `shifty winds`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
In linguistics, shifting occurs when two or more constituents appearing on the same side of their common head exchange positions in a sense, so that non-canonical order obtains. The most widely acknowledged type of shifting is heavy NP shift, although shifting involving a heavy NP is but one particular manifestation of the shi...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shifting_(linguistics)
Shift'ing adjective 1.
Changing in place, position, or direction; varying; variable; fickle; as, shifting
opinions or principles. 2.
Adapted or used for shifting anything. Shifting backstays (Nautical)
, temporary stays that have to b...
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A general term in linguistics for any slight alteration in a word's meaning, or the creation of an e
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An offensive technique where you change your lead foot, shift your weight to gain more power. You are basically changing from orthodox to southpaw as you deliver a punch.
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This refers to movements or changing positions of cargo from one place to another
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This refers to movements or changing positions of cargo from one place to another. This can easily endanger the seaworthiness or cargoworthiness of the ship.
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[adj] - continuously varying 2. [adj] - continuously moving or changing from position or direction 3. [adj] - (of soil) unstable
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