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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.
Noun1.shifting - the act of moving from one place to another; "his constant shifting disrupted the class"
Synonyms: shift
Adj.1.shifting - continuously moving or changing from position or direction; "he drifted into the shifting crowd"; "their nervous shifting glances"
2.shifting - continuously varying; "taffeta with shifting colors"
3.shifting - (of soil) unstable; "shifting sands"; "unfirm earth"
Synonyms: unfirm
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