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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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According to the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, there are 8 types of sleep disorders and nutrition is affected mostly by shift work sleep disorder (11).
This makes timing meals difficult for shift workers and it may be better to skip meals altogether.
Simon said: "It's called Shift because we live in the shift age, a shift in ideas, shift in attitude, shift in momentum and how we cope with it.
Céline Vetter, Ph.D., from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and colleagues examined associations of current and lifetime night shift work exposure (272,214 and 70,480 participants, respectively) with type 2 diabetes risk (6,770 and 1,191 prevalent cases, respectively).
"Our study indicates that night shift work serves as a risk factor for common cancers in women," said study author Xuelei Ma, an oncologist at the West China Medical Center of Sichuan University in Chengdu, China.
To build upon previous studies, Ma and colleagues analyzed whether long-term night shift work in women was associated with risk for nearly a dozen types of cancer.
Therefore, a shift-by-wire system was introduced that eliminates the mechanical linkage between the shift lever, judges driver shift inputs using sensors installed on the shift operation devices, and performs shifting using an actuator attached to the transmission.
The main feature that this update brings is Night Shift, which was previously limited to (http://www.ibtimes.com/ios-103-release-features-apple-file-system-find-my-airpods-other-release-notes-2515758) iOS devices only, as pointed out by (http://appleinsider.com/articles/17/03/27/apple-releases-macos-10124-watchos-32-tvos-102-updates) Apple Insider . 
The working load application characteristics of the tractor demonstrated special requirements on shift timing and transmission ratio selection.
[USPRwire, Thu Aug 29 2019] The Fact.MR report tracks the automotive gear shift system market for the period 2018-2028.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 29 2019] The Fact.MR report tracks the automotive gear shift system market for the period 2018-2028.