What does shifting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shift, shiftingadjective

    the act of moving from one place to another

    "his constant shifting disrupted the class"

  2. shiftingadjective

    continuously varying

    "taffeta with shifting colors"

  3. shifting, shiftyadjective

    changing position or direction

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

  4. shifting, unfirmadjective

    (of soil) unstable

    "shifting sands"; "unfirm earth"

Wiktionary

  1. shiftingnoun

    A shift; a shifting movement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shifting

    of Shift

  2. Shiftingadjective

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

  3. Shiftingadjective

    adapted or used for shifting anything

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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. Sharon Salzberg:

    Life is like an ever-shifting kaleidoscope - a slight change, and all patterns alter.

  2. Elizabeth Hart:

    The sounds are ever-evolving, repetition and melodies are left aside to give space for free form landscapes. There is a lot happening on the low end, a network of variations that keep shifting and shaping the ambiance.

  3. Richard Lugar:

    Governance requires adaptation to shifting circumstances, it often requires finding common ground with Americans who have a different vision than your own. It requires leaders who believe ... that their first responsibility to their constituents is to apply their best judgment.

  4. Chuck Warta:

    We're idling some assets, but we're shifting those resources into a different type of production that is more positioned to serve the market.

  5. Troy Fulsom:

    I know there are others who are hurting, but fortunately I'm not in the red, for me, luckily, I have an area where we're booming, expanding. But our profit margins are thinner. Your heart goes out to those in that position who need to set the ultimatum. That's a real concern if some people are shutting down operations, and what it would do to the business, and customers shifting away. With the talk out there, it is a scary thing.

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