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shift
ʃɪft
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of changing one thing or position for another.
  2. The act of moving from one place to another.
  3. A loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist.
  4. A woman's sleeveless undergarment.
  5. The key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters.
  6. A qualitative change.
  7. An event in which something is displaced without rotation.
  8. A crew of workers who work for a specific period of time.
  9. A crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other.
  10. The time period during which you are at work.
(动) As a verb
  1. Make a shift in or exchange of.
  2. Move and exchange for another.
  3. Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another.
  4. Change gears.
  5. Move from one setting or context to another.
  6. Change in quality.
  7. Change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change.
  8. Use a shift key on a keyboard.
  9. Move abruptly.
  10. Change place or direction.
  11. Move sideways or in an unsteady way.
  12. Move very slightly.
  13. Move around.
Hyphenationshift
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
移位yíwèito shift; shift; translocation; displacement; (medicine) dislocation
变化biànhuàchange; variation; to change; to vary
移动yídòngto move; movement; migration; mobile; portable
轮班lúnbānshift working
手段shǒuduànmethod; means (of doing something); strategy; trick
办法bànfǎmeans; method; way (of doing something)
替换tìhuànto exchange; to replace; to substitute for; to switch
转移zhuǎnyíto shift; to divert or distract (attention etc); to change; to transform; metastasis (medicine); to evacuate (people)
改变gǎibiànto change; to alter; to transform
移转yízhuǎnjibb
推卸tuīxièto avoid (esp. responsibility); to shift (the blame); to pass the buck
变速biànsùto change speed; to shift gear; variable-speed
转换zhuǎnhuànto change; to switch; to convert; to transform
to shift; to transfer
挪用nuóyòngto shift (funds); to (legitimately) take funds set aside for one purpose in order to use them for another; to embezzle; to misappropriate
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