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Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. The act of changing one thing or position for another.
  2. A basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other.
    • A flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment.
      • Control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit.
      • Railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock.
        • Hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure.
          • An event in which one thing is substituted for another.
          (动) As a verb
          1. Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action).
          2. Change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence.
          3. Make a shift in or exchange of.
          4. Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another.
          5. Flog with or as if with a flexible rod.
            • Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.
            • Exchange or give (something) in exchange for.
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