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":
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... 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 ... Ross (1967) may have been the first to look at heavy NP shift in some detail ...
... Bathochromic shift is a change of spectral band position in the absorption, reflectance, transmittance, or emission spectrum of a molecule to a longer wavelength (low ... 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 ... A series of structurally related molecules in a substitution series can also show a bathochromic shift ...
... 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) ...
... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word shift:
“The success of great scholars and thinkers is commonly a courtier-like success, not kingly, not manly. They make shift to live merely by conformity, practically as their fathers did, and are in no sense the progenitors of a nobler race of men.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Circumstantial evidence is a very tricky thing, answered Holmes thoughtfully. It may seem to point very straight to one thing, but if you shift your own point of view a little, you may find it pointing in an equally uncompromising manner to something entirely different.”
—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (18591930)
“I will use the world and sift it,
To a thousand humors shift it,
As you spin a cherry.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)