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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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In this paper, the design goal is to reduce the phase shifter length, for a single operating frequency (i.
Colombia, which has changed its foreign policy under President Juan Manuel Santos, is the right place for the Summit of the Americas to take place this time around, said Shifter, adding that the country "could be a bridge, potentially, between Latin America and the US.
introduced an improved version of Schiffman Phase Shifter by removing the ground plane under the coupled lines to increase the even-mode impedance [7].
Our theoretical model is used next to analyze the advantages of the two-resonance phase shifter.
Moon Shifter is a delightful read which contains a unique twist to the legend of werewolves.
To make the vision come alive, the design team turned to DMLS for the manufacture of a 17-4 stainless steel shifter knob made on an EOSINT M 270 system.
By this we mean the following procedure: for a fixed phase shifter position, neutrons are counted in both cell positions, first in the sample and thereafter in the reference position, say.
It's funny that he put it that way, because many Native American tribes use the word Shape Shifter, and such tribes as the Pueblo, Zuni, and Sioux believe in the Shape Shifter powers.
Con motor de 2 tiempos enfriado por agua, frenos de disco ventilados en las 4 ruedas y chasis reforzado, los shifter karts (como fueron rebautizados, en alusion a los cambios --shift-- de marcha) ya son comunes en competencias de categorias de aficionados y profesionales: la Baby, para conductores de 5 a 7 anos de edad; la Kadet, para los de 8 a 12; la Shifters 80cc para los de 12 a 18; la Shifters 125cc para los mayores de edad; y la Formula A --profesional--, para pilotos experimentados.
So my car was the shifter car and Ed's was the luxury.
We've been on this verge for some time now,'' wrote editor Rob Howden in this month's edition of Shifter Kart Illustrated, one of two major karting publications.
He proposed that Seatbelt Shifter Lock--which only works with automatic transmissions--be offered as an option rather than a standard feature.