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Makeshift
Makeshift Make"shift`, n. That with which one makes shift; a temporary expedient. --James Mill. I am not a model clergyman, only a decent makeshift. --G. Eliot.
Sceneshifter
Sceneshifter Scene"shift`er, n. One who moves the scenes in a theater; a sceneman.
Shiftable
Shiftable Shift"a*ble, a. Admitting of being shifted.
Shiftiness
Shiftiness Shift"i*ness, n. The quality or state of being shifty. Diplomatic shiftiness and political versatility. --J. A. Syminds.
Shifting
Shifting Shift"ing, a. 1. Changing in place, position, or direction; varying; variable; fickle; as, shifting winds; shifting opinions or principles. 2. Adapted or used for shifting anything. Shifting backstays (Naut.), temporary stays that have to be let go whenever the vessel tacks or jibes. Shifting ballast, ballast which may be moved from one side of a vessel to another as safety requires. Shifting center. See Metacenter. Shifting locomotive. See Switching engine, under Switch.
Shifting backstays
Shifting Shift"ing, a. 1. Changing in place, position, or direction; varying; variable; fickle; as, shifting winds; shifting opinions or principles. 2. Adapted or used for shifting anything. Shifting backstays (Naut.), temporary stays that have to be let go whenever the vessel tacks or jibes. Shifting ballast, ballast which may be moved from one side of a vessel to another as safety requires. Shifting center. See Metacenter. Shifting locomotive. See Switching engine, under Switch.
Shifting ballast
Shifting Shift"ing, a. 1. Changing in place, position, or direction; varying; variable; fickle; as, shifting winds; shifting opinions or principles. 2. Adapted or used for shifting anything. Shifting backstays (Naut.), temporary stays that have to be let go whenever the vessel tacks or jibes. Shifting ballast, ballast which may be moved from one side of a vessel to another as safety requires. Shifting center. See Metacenter. Shifting locomotive. See Switching engine, under Switch.
Shifting center
Shifting Shift"ing, a. 1. Changing in place, position, or direction; varying; variable; fickle; as, shifting winds; shifting opinions or principles. 2. Adapted or used for shifting anything. Shifting backstays (Naut.), temporary stays that have to be let go whenever the vessel tacks or jibes. Shifting ballast, ballast which may be moved from one side of a vessel to another as safety requires. Shifting center. See Metacenter. Shifting locomotive. See Switching engine, under Switch.
Shifting locomotive
Shifting Shift"ing, a. 1. Changing in place, position, or direction; varying; variable; fickle; as, shifting winds; shifting opinions or principles. 2. Adapted or used for shifting anything. Shifting backstays (Naut.), temporary stays that have to be let go whenever the vessel tacks or jibes. Shifting ballast, ballast which may be moved from one side of a vessel to another as safety requires. Shifting center. See Metacenter. Shifting locomotive. See Switching engine, under Switch.
Shiftingly
Shiftingly Shift"ing*ly, adv. In a shifting manner.
Shifty
Shifty Shift"y, a. Full of, or ready with, shifts; fertile in expedients or contrivance. --Wright. Shifty and thrifty as old Greek or modern Scot, there were few things he could not invent, and perhaps nothing he could not endure. --C. Kingsley.
Shopshift
Shopshift Shop"shift`, n. The trick of a shopkeeper; deception. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Unshiftable
Unshiftable Un*shift"a*ble, a. 1. That may ?ot be shifted. 2. Shiftless; helpless. [Obs.]

Meaning of Shift from wikipedia

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