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Changing, especially unpredictably
The act or an instance of changing position
“… the shifting of the toys to the front of the display was a direct result of their sudden popularity.”
Present participle for move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance
“Lawton had already shifted some chairs to form a barricade.”
Present participle for change the position of one's body, especially because one is nervous or uncomfortable
“Have a sitting patient shift his or her weight every 15 minutes, or reposition the patient in the chair every hour.”
Present participle for change in emphasis, direction, or focus
“In upcoming issues, the focus will shift to wind and solar power, and then to ethanol.”
Present participle for to meet one's day-to-day needs
“… left the others to shift for themselves.”
“The cargo has shifted.”
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