A shift to the accessory position would have also caused the power steering to suddenly quit.
As someone who supports this basic agenda, I am heartened to see this maturation, and the shift in power that has come with it.
The shift in the economic base from a heavily unionized industrial sector to a lightly unionized service sector.
But the shift signaled more than a desire to loosen up and have fun.
This shift has led me to see racism and sexism themselves as threats to liberty.
But at an instant's notice, he is ready to shift that hold for a better.
Also it's the long yellow bag the cook puts the night shift's lunch in.
Let us now shift the scene, if you please to Mr. Luker's house at Lambeth.
Instead, he only saw Henry shift his eyes calmly from Nancy to him and bow coldly.
Not square in the corner, of course, for having fired he was fox enough to shift his position a little.
Old English sciftan, scyftan "arrange, place, order," also "divide, partition; distribute, allot, share," from Proto-Germanic *skiftan (cf. Old Norse skipta "to divide, change, separate," Old Frisian skifta "to decide, determine, test," Dutch schiften "to divide, turn," German schichten "to classify," Schicht "shift"). This is said to be related to the source of Old English sceadan "divide, separate," (see shed (v.)).
c.1200 as "to dispose; make ready; set in order, control," also intransitive, "take care of oneself." From c.1300 as "to go, move, depart; move (someone or something), transport." Sense of "to alter, to change" appeared mid-13c. (cf. shiftless). Meaning "change the gear setting of an engine" is from 1910; to shift gears in the figurative sense is from 1961. Related: Shifted; shifting.
c.1300, "a movement, a beginning," from shift (v.). This is the word in to make shift "make efforts" (mid-15c.). Sense of "change, alteration" is from 1560s. Sense of "means to an end" is from 1520s; hence "an expedient." Meaning "mechanism for changing gear in a motor vehicle" is recorded from 1914. Typewriter shift key is from 1893; shift-lock is from 1899.
Meaning "period of working time" (originally in a mine) is attested from 1809, with older sense "relay of horses" (1708); perhaps with sense influenced by a North Sea Germanic cognate word (e.g. North Frisian skeft "division, stratum," skaft "one of successive parties of workmen"). Similar double senses of "division" and "relay of workers" exist in Swedish skift, German schicht.
"body garment, underclothing," 1590s, originally used alike of men's and women's pieces, probably from shift (n.1), which was commonly used in reference to a change of clothes. In 17c., it began to be used as a euphemism for smock, and was itself displaced, for similar reasons of delicacy, in 19c. by chemise.
v. shift·ed, shift·ing, shifts
To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
To alter position or place.
To exchange one thing for another of the same type or class.
A change from one person or configuration to another; a substitution.
A change in position.
Scalable Heterogeneous Integrated Facility Testbed. A parallel processing project at CERN.