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":
... "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 ...
... Bathochromic shift is a change of spectral band position in the absorption, reflectance, transmittance, or emission spectrum of a molecule to a longer ... wavelength 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 ... related molecules in a substitution series can also show a bathochromic 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 specified ...
... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word shift:
“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)
“Someone had literally run to earth
In an old cellar hole in a byroad
The origin of all the family there.
Thence they were sprung, so numerous a tribe
That now not all the houses left in town
Made shift to shelter them without the help
Of here and there a tent in grove and orchard.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“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)