Shift1 /ʃɪft/ ●●○ S3 W3 AWL verb 1 move a) intransitive, transitive to move from one place or position to another, or make something do this Joe listened, shifting uncomfortably from one foot to another. She shifted her gaze from me to Bobby. B) transitive British English informal. Shift (shifts plural & 3rd person present) (shifting present participle) (shifted past tense & past participle) 1 verb If you shift something or if it shifts, it moves slightly. He stopped, shifting his cane to his left hand.Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
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|Noun||1.||work shift - the time period during which you are at work|
duty period, shift
hours - a period of time assigned for work; 'they work long hours'
workday, working day - the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage; 'they work an 8-hour day'
go, spell, tour, turn - a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); 'it's my go'; 'a spell of work'
watch - a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
day shift - the work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
evening shift, swing shift - the work shift during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight)
graveyard shift, night shift - the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
split shift - a working shift divided into two periods of time with several hours in between
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