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
Other articles related to "shift":
... 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 ...
... "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 ... (1967) may have been the first to look at heavy NP shift in some detail ...
... 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) ...
... 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 fiction short ...
... Bathochromic shift is a change of spectral band position in the absorption, reflectance, transmittance, or emission spectrum of a molecule to a longer ... 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 ... of structurally related molecules in a substitution series can also show a bathochromic shift ...
Famous quotes containing the word shift:
“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 ones position and be bruised in a new place.”
—Washington Irving (17831859)
“They shift coffee-houses and chocolate-houses from hour to hour, to get over the insupportable labour of doing nothing.”
—Richard Steele (16721729)
“Youve 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)