Shift

Shift generally means to change (position).

Shift may refer to:

  • Gear shift, to change gears in a car
  • Shift work, an employment practice
  • Shift (weapon), an improvised knife used as a weapon
  • Shift (clothing), a simple kind of undergarment
  • Shift (ice hockey), a group of players in ice hockey

Read more about Shift:  Arts and Entertainment, Mathematics and Computing

Other articles related to "shift":

Heavy NP Shift
... "Heavy NP shift" is a particular manifestation of shifting where a "heavy" noun phrase (NP) appears in a position to the right of its canonical position under certain circumstances ... Ross (1967) may have been the first to look at heavy NP shift in some detail ...
Shift - Mathematics and Computing
... Shift key, a key on a computer keyboard Bit shift, a bitwise operator in computing Barrel shifter, a digital circuit that can shift a data word by a specified number of bits Arithmetic shift in ...
Graveyard Shift (1987 Film)
... Graveyard Shift (also titled Central Park Drifter) is a 1987 Canadian horror film written and directed by Jerry Ciccoritti, and starring Michael A ... The film was originally entitled Graveyard Shift but when the film was released to video, the title was changed to Central Park Drifter (IMDB info) ...
Bathochromic Shift
... Bathochromic shift is a change of spectral band position in the absorption, reflectance, transmittance, or emission spectrum of a molecule to a longer wavelength (lower frequency) ... than most other colors, this effect is also commonly called a red shift, although this usage is considered informal, and has no relation to Doppler shift or other wavelength-independent meanings of redshift ... substitution series can also show a bathochromic shift ...
Blueshift (disambiguation)
... Blueshift or blue shift may also refer to "Blue Shift", a song by Hawkwind from their 1993 album Electric Tepee "Blue Shift" (short story), a science ...

Famous quotes containing the word shift:

    You’ve just fulfilled the first role of law enforcement. Make sure when your shift is over you go home alive.
    David Mamet, U.S. screenwriter, and Brian DePlama. Jimmy Malone (Sean Connery)

    Ghosts, we hope, may be always with us—that is, never too far out of the reach of fancy. On the whole, it would seem they adapt themselves well, perhaps better than we do, to changing world conditions—they enlarge their domain, shift their hold on our nerves, and, dispossessed of one habitat, set up house in another. The universal battiness of our century looks like providing them with a propitious climate ...
    Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)

    There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in travelling in a stage- coach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position and be bruised in a new place.
    Washington Irving (1783–1859)