IN ENGLISH: 1. v. change position, change. EX. Shift around so that you can get a better view. 2. n. work period. EX. He worked the late shift last week. 3. n. mechanism for permitting a change in position or orientation. EX. There is a shift on a car which is not automatic. There are ALPHA and 2ND function keys to shift the calculator. There is even a shift on a typewriter or computer keyboard.

APPLICATION: See list 400.

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