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shift

the displacement of rocks, esp layers or seams in mining, at a geological fault

shift

[shift]
(computer science)
A movement of data to the right or left, in a digital-computer location, usually with the loss of characters shifted beyond a boundary.
(geology)
The relative displacement of the units affected by a fault but outside the fault zone itself.
(industrial engineering)
The number of hours or the part of any day worked. Also known as tour.
(mechanical engineering)
To change the ratio of the driving to the driven gears to obtain the desired rotational speed or to avoid overloading and stalling an engine or a motor.
(metallurgy)
A casting defect caused by malalignment of the mold parts.
(spectroscopy)
A small change in the position of a spectral line that is due to a corresponding change in frequency which, in turn, results from one or more of several causes, such as the Doppler effect.

SHIFT

Scalable Heterogeneous Integrated Facility Testbed. A parallel processing project at CERN.
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He insisted that he would continue to occupy the centre ground and rejected suggestions that his new harder line on law and order represented a shift to the right.
Mr Thomas was renowned for being thorough and astute in his work and argued fiercely that the media's support of Labour after 1992 reflected a shift to the right by the party rather than any fundamental change in political attitudes of the newspapers.
of Washington) argues that the shift to the right in US politics and the political resurgence of the Republican Party from the 1970s forward resulted from the Democratic and Republican Parties both deciding to reorient politics around the economic interpretation of issues in response to perceived economic insecurity among the American people.
With our country's political shift to the right, I am so grateful to your publication for supporting me as I continue working to base my actions on the religious faith given to me and nurtured by my parents, the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart in elementary school and the Sisters of St.
The results set up a dramatic shift to the right for a country already dominated by the Catholic Church.
Frank presents the shift to the right in the historically Democratic Midwestern state of Kansas as a case study of right-leaning working-class Americans across the country.
But the remarks were seized on as evidence that the party had undergone "a shift to the right of terrifying proportions".
But the remarks were seized on by opponents as evidence that the party had undergone 'a shift to the right of terrifying proportions'.
Arena has hinted at other lineup changes and those could include David Regis reclaiming the left-back spot from Frankie Hejduk, who might shift to the right side of the midfield in place of Earnie Stewart (strained groin).
We now realize the shift to the right is firmly entrenched.
Entrance is signalled by a change of material, where the whole of the lower storey seems to shift to the right as if following some sort of geological heave.
Josiah Rowe's longtime personal opposition to his paper's editorial page was widely known, but Daryl Lease, the former assistant editorial page editor, says he "didn't expect the shift to the right as far as it was.