What does shifting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shift, shifting(adj)

    the act of moving from one place to another

    "his constant shifting disrupted the class"

  2. shifting(adj)

    continuously varying

    "taffeta with shifting colors"

  3. shifting, shifty(adj)

    changing position or direction

    "he drifted into the shifting crowd"; "their nervous shifting glances"; "shifty winds"

  4. shifting, unfirm(adj)

    (of soil) unstable

    "shifting sands"; "unfirm earth"

Wiktionary

  1. shifting(Noun)

    A shift; a shifting movement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shifting

    of Shift

  2. Shifting(adj)

    changing in place, position, or direction; varying; variable; fickle; as, shifting winds; shifting opinions or principles

  3. Shifting(adj)

    adapted or used for shifting anything

How to pronounce shifting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say shifting in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shifting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shifting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of shifting in a Sentence

  1. The Texas senator:

    Donald Trump could end up exceeding 50 percent of the vote in the GOP race, which would be a first for Donald Trump in any state and give Donald Trump a shot at claiming all 95 of the state's delegates. Incoming returns show him with roughly 62 percent. Fox News projects that Ohio Gov. John Kasich will place second in the state, leaving Texas Sen. Cruz to finish third.Cruz, though, has all along downplayed Trump’s New York performance as expected in Ohio Gov. John Kasich home state. The latest headlines on the 2016 elections from the biggest name in politics. See Latest Fox News also projects that Democrat Hillary Clinton will defeat Vermont Sen. Sanders in New York on the Democratic side. Primary front-runners Democrat Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both were seeking big rebound victories Tuesday after recent campaign setbacks. Texas Sen. Cruz has complicated Trump's path to the nomination by winning in recent contests like Wisconsin, and getting allies elected to several states' delegate slates. On the Democratic side, Sanders had been on a winning streak up until Tuesday -- claiming victory in seven of the eight prior contests. Whether Donald Trump and Clinton's performance Tuesday will be enough for either to wrap up the race in the coming weeks remains an open question. While the primary map seems to be shifting in the near-term to friendly territory for the front-runners, Trump in particular still faces a tough path to clinching the nomination pre-convention if his rivals choose to stay and fight. Texas Sen. Cruz, who infamously panned Trump's New York values earlier in the primary, had been bracing for a tough showing in the Empire State and showed no signs of throwing in the towel. The Texas senator was already looking ahead on the primary calendar, turning The Texas senator attention to Pennsylvania, where The Texas senator delivered a speech calling on Americans to join together to move the country forward. It is time for us to get up, shake it off and be who we were destined to be.

  2. Alex Lamers:

    A cold front north of us will start shifting south and by Sunday evening, it will make progress toward Boston, Pittsburgh, St. Louis. By Monday morning, it might be reaching Washington, Cincinnati with some rain and thunderstorms.

  3. Dee W. Hock:

    We are at that very point in time when a 400-year-old age is dying and another is struggling to be born - a shifting of culture, science, society and institutions enormously greater than the world has ever experienced. Ahead, the possibility of regeneration of individuality, liberty, community and ethics such as the world has never known, and a harmony with nature, with one another and with the divine intelligence such as the world has always dreamed.

  4. Nopporn Thepsithar:

    It's worrying that others are shifting to more advanced technology and letting us make HDDs, pCs will be gone in the future, so hard drives will be a short-term thing. With disruptive technologies, I see no place for HDDs.

  5. Mitchell Pratt:

    As you get more economies of scale, you'll see more and more shifting over to natural gas, i think you are going to see larger and larger penetration of natural gas trucks in the marketplace. The economics are there.

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