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shift
  • noun
    A slight change in position, direction, or tendency. (a shift in public opinion)
    One of two or more recurring periods in which different groups of workers do the same jobs in relay. (the night shift)
    A woman's straight unwaisted dress.
    An ingenious or devious device or stratagem. (the thousand shifts and devices of which Hannibal was a master)
    verb
    Move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance. (I shift the weight back to the other leg)

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