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shifting

[′shift·iŋ]
(geology)
The movement of the crest of a divide away from a more actively eroding stream (as on the steeper slope of an asymmetric ridge) toward a weaker stream on the gentler slope.
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Restless, shifting, fugacious as time itself is a certain vast bulk of the population of the red brick district of the lower West Side.
He was sure that since her disappearance from home this great, water-girt city held her somewhere, but it was like a monstrous quicksand, shifting its particles constantly, with no foundation, its upper granules of to-day buried to-morrow in ooze and slime.
Phase Shifting Transformers for Power Transmission - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment Market Share and Competitive Landscape Analysis to 2020
This rule permits the shifting of costs from the producing party to the requesting party.
For LuK, these gearbox variants comprise its XSG family that embraces Electronic Clutch Management (ECM), which dispenses with the clutch pedal, the Auto Shift Gearbox (ASG), where the actual gear shifting is automated, and the Uninterrupted Shift Gearbox (USG), where a partial filling of the torque interruption during a gearshift is achieved with an additional clutch.
Durning says tax shifting may be a long haul, but it's well worth the fight.
For example, if shifting the burden were to reduce voluntary compliance by as little as one percent, there would be a $10 billion annual decrease in tax revenues -- revenues that would have to be made up by honest taxpayers.
6 percent federal bracket, you'll find that shifting income reduces the phaseout of exemptions and itemized deductions, so deductions will increase as income is reduced.
The Tax Court disagreed with the Service and held in each case that risk shifting and risk distribution had been accomplished through the pooling of related and unrelated risks; therefore, the premiums paid by the corporations affiliated with the captive insurance company were deductible.
Wolf suggested at the time that the shifting mechanism could emerge physically from partially synchronized, or coherent, fluctuations in the wavelengths of light emitted from the countless individual atomic and molecular "microlamps" that make up such a source.
17) to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston for a method of rapidly shifting an individual's circadian rhythm to a pre-determined schedule.