How to use Shifts in a sentence
All these are profound shifts in public opinion.
A furnace is served by three men, working in eight-hour shifts, and requires about 2 tons of coal, which corresponds to about 110 gallons reduced oil, air being used as atomizer.
The centre of interest now shifts to the India House and to the British parliament.
The short screw whose divided milled head is shifts the zero of the micrometer by pushing, without turning, the short sliding rod whose flat end forms the point d'appui of the micrometer screw at I.
The scene of the legend now shifts to Rome, where Diocletian falls in love with a lovely nun named Ripsime; she, rather than gratify his passion, flees with her abbess Gaiana and several priests to Armenia.Advertisement
To solve this difficulty many of the ancient Fathers and the modern critics have been put to miserable shifts.
To replace the ore-skip expeditiously by the man-car when the shifts are to be changed a crane is often erected over the shaft mouth.
There are generally two shifts of workmen, each shift working six hours, and the work is carried on continuously from Monday morning until Friday morning.
In his fight with poverty he was put to strange shifts, becoming cellarman at a tavern and clerk to a lawyer, reciting and singing at a small theatre, and compiling a collection of common songs.
The modern nakshatras are twenty-seven equal ecliptical divisions, the origin of which shifts, like that of the solar signs, with the vernal equinox.Advertisement
Schuster suggested that the proximity of molecules vibrating in the same period might be the cause of the diminished frequency, and suggested that according to this view the shifts would be similar if the increase of density were produced by the presence of molecules of a different kind from those whose lines are being examined.
Close to and on either side of the absorptive band µ 2 has large positive and negative values, and if the above expression remains correct the change of frequency would, close to the centre of absorption, be 2 k-2"+3, which for n =3 and k= Io is 1/2000, or 500 times greater than the observed shifts, but this represents now the maximum displacement and not the displacement of the most intense portion of the radiation.
After the failure of this attempt he was put to the most pitiful shifts to make a living.
As these ships must often, against a contrary wind, have had to row both day and night, it seems reasonable to imagine the crew divided into three shifts (as they call them in mining districts), which would give double the number of men available to fight on any occasion as to row.'
Propositions concerning the possible existence of individuals put Leibnitz to some shifts, and the difficulty accounts for the close connexion established in regard to our actual world between the law of sufficient reason and the doctrine of the final cause.Advertisement
When Su = o, (I + 2wu) () (1 + zwu) -1 is an operator which shifts (without further change) the tri - quaternion operand an amount given by u in direction and distance.
It is evident, in the first place, that in any displacement common to the two surfaces, the work of the two equal and opposite normal pressures will cancel; moreover if, one of the surfaces being fixed, an infinitely small displacement shifts the point of contact from A to B, and if A be the new position of that point of the sliding body which was at A, the pro jectior of AA on the normal at A is of the second order.
His Art of Travel; or, Shifts and Contrivances in Wild Countries was first published in 1855.
It will be seen that the maximum ordinates lie upon the curve A9 = constant dotted in the figure, and so, as the temperature of the ideal body rises, the wave-length of most intense radiation shifts from the infra-red X towards the luminous part of the spectrum.
In 1862 he was called on by Lord Monck, the governor-general, to form a ministry, which by manifold shifts held office till February 1864.Advertisement
From the very first his reign was a time of war, foreign and domestic, of murmuring, and of humiliating b ill shifts and devices.
The savings all expended and Sully fallen into disgrace, she lost her influence and became the almost unconscious instrument of an ambitious man of low birth, the Florentine Concini, who was to drag her down with him in his fall; petty shifts became thenceforward the order of the day.
A man of action and not of cunning shifts, he succumbed on the 10th of July to the blows of his own government, which had passed from his hands into those of Robespierre, his ambitious and crafty rival.
The last section of this tube retains its connexion with the ventral portion of the somite, and so acquires an external opening, which is at first lateral, but soon shifts to the middle line, and fuses with its fellow, to form the single generative opening.
The electromotive force so selected is balanced against the steady potential difference produced between a fixed and a sliding contact on a wire traversed by another steady current, and if there is any difference between this last, the potential difference, and the instantaneous potential difference balanced against it, a relay is operated and sets in action a motor which shifts the contact point along the potentiometer wire and so restores the balance.Advertisement
If he doesn't drive her as crazy as he does me, divvy up shifts with him, he said.
The nurses held the torches over the patient's abdomen in shifts to prevent their arms becoming stiff.
The crews are mostly two people, and mostly amateur rowers, who alternate between two hour shifts of rowing.
There is no clear evidence of corresponding shifts in tool function or the faunal assemblages.
The Reformation produced little bloodshed in London, with most higher class members co-operating to bring about gradual shifts to Protestantism.
These shifts provide us, it would seem, with five types of boasting defined by the object Paul boasts about.
All shifts in the situation whether to the right or the left are of mortal danger to them.
Any such shifts in funding have to be match funded from the national exchequer.
We are looking for qualified instructors on a variety of shifts.
Despite these strong isotope shifts, we found a largely uniform isotope fractionation.
For the American multi-national corporations and the elites control- ling them, these policy shifts were good news.
George mentioned that the problem is trained manpower, it is not possible to mount two shifts.
I had menial, low-paid jobs and despite working a 35-40 hour week including night shifts, was getting into debt.
The sixth age shifts and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
Global shifts in transcription pattern due to binding of alternative sigma factors to the core polymerase.
Once the horizontal shafts were established, they were worked 24 hours a day with three, eight-hour shifts.
Changes are non-linear - systems change through phase shifts - radical transformations of kind rather than incremental development.
Must have basic telephonist and keyboard skills + be able to work early and late shifts including weekends as and when required.
You are my protector who keeps me safe, inside, From the sand which shifts beneath my feet with every ebbing tide.
Were her shifts between opposing viewpoints intriguing or merely bewildering?
But it is obvious to every one who nowadays indulges in the profitless pastime of studying their writings that, as a whole, they failed in grasping the essential difference between homology (or " affinity," as they generally termed it) and analogy - though this difference had been fully understood and set forth by Aristotle himself - and, moreover, that in seeking for analogies on which to base their foregone conclusions they were often put to hard shifts.
They are preceded by a rapid fall of the barometer for about a day, until a gradient from south to north is formed, then the wind commences to blow, at first gently, from the south-east; rapidly increasing in violence, it shifts through south to south-west, finally dropping about sunset.
Moreover the Forcados bar shifts little laterally, and within the bar is a natural harbour with an area of 3 to 4 sq.
The young writer, as Stevenson has said, instinctively tries to copy whatever seems most admirable, and he shifts his admiration with astonishing versatility.
He shifts the Dukes about as I might move my serfs from Bald Hills to Bogucharovo or my Ryazan estates.
But this is far from denying the seismic economic shifts which themselves served to recast the political debate about slavery.
Chemical shifts in the nuclear magnetic resonance spectra of molecules containing polar groups.
If one shifts the angle of the light appropriately, the organism has a lovely rose-colored tint.
General societal transformations occurred in a direction more 'top-down ' than 'bottom-up, ' were followed by shifts within the old media system.
Working split shifts initially then working a combination of straight 8 hour shifts and splits.
Discuss with other employees whether they might be willing to cover the time the employe will be away from work or swop shifts.
These are the last tectonic shifts of ethnic cleansing.
In antiphonal music, or music modeled on the antiphonal situation of solo and chorus, tonality shifts regularly between solo and chorus sections.
Polystyrene film has significant thermochromic effects, including shifts in wavenumbers of the transmittance minima.
Artificial ventilation was provided entirely by hand a total of 1400 university students worked in shifts to ensure the survival of these patients.
Each city would appoint watchmen who would work in shifts, so that the people were continually under guard.
Most organizations aren't sufficiently agile to shift as their product shifts, and so they may have the right product but the wrong business model.
If it's possible, work opposite shifts from your spouse so that you both are home with the children.
The baby also experiences hormonal shifts that help them absorb fluids into the body and away from the lungs during labor and delivery.
While testing out the bike, don't forget to check out how easily it shifts gears.
So, we use lots of our flower essences to help them through emotional shifts and occasional physical upsets.
The PEM is the conduit between your gear shifts or accelerations and the motor.
There were enormous economic shifts that paralleled advancements in manufacturing and the creation of a new social class.
As generations grow and prosper and different classes of people speak differently, you may find that the meaning of words constantly shifts.
Other common factors of the top three jobs are demanding schedules that may change at any time, long shifts, and extended lengths of time away from home.
Activity shifts your mental focus from stressful thoughts to movement.
Switching careers, companies and even shifts is often a hassle.
Educating yourself about current trends is a great way to stay on top of style shifts.
Hire a few caterers to tend to the bar or ask willing friends or relatives to take shifts throughout the night.
Even try a few small dance moves to see how the dress stretches and shifts as you groove.
The predecessors of slips were typically called shifts or chemises.
Dating back to the 15th century and possibly earlier, shifts or slips were actually full-length in design and featured sleeves.
If you're lucky, your boss won't care if you sneak in some extra studying during the slow shifts.
In fact, it can be a job full of lengthy shifts, drudgery, and disillusionment as crew members learn just what goes on behind the scenes of exotic cruise vacations.
If you are not willing to work long shifts (often 12+ hours each day) while everyone around you is on vacation, cruise ship employment is not for you.
Depending on itinerary shifts and cruise ship availability, these cruises may depart from any regular home port, such as the Port of Miami, Seattle, Norfolk, or New York City.
Potential work schedules may include weekends and occasional 12-hour shifts.
In fact, Disney Cruise Line crew members work more than 70 hours a week with shifts all seven days during their three to eight month contracts.
Depending on itinerary shifts and ship availability, a cruise line may offer one or more voyages to nowhere throughout the year.
This exercise is repeated each time she shifts her focus to something other than yourself.
The short slip or nightgown dates its use to the middle ages, when it was a standard part of most men's dress - women wore the longer shifts.
Sleeveless shifts with sequined details look the dressy part and look cute with a bolero jacket worn on top; this is especially ideal if you're trying to conceal heavy arms.
To that end, shapeless shifts and other wide cuts are not recommended.
These medical professionals are often full-time staff, but some also rotate in from shifts from a partner hospital.
Companionship and personal aides can be hired for an hour or work in shifts throughout a 24-hour period, and skilled nursing services as needed.
Time shifts and hardworking, career-minded individuals become gardeners, golfers, and travelers.
Those who work shifts have the option of a daytime study.
If you work different shifts or have jet lag, melatonin may help you sleep as well.
Not only do the glasses protect their eyes on daytime shifts, the dark lenses also prevent people from making direct eye contact with the wearer, thus adding to their air of authority.
Typically, you will write a one-page synopsis that communicates the overall story, ensuring you include main characters and major shifts in plot and how the video game ends (include all endings if there are multiple ways).
On the couple of high-speed drag races that incorporate small lane shifts, make sure your fast car is topped out in the handling department, otherwise, you slam into the wall.
This is the same accessory that came bundled with Wii Fit, measuring shifts in weight.
The board is about two feet by about one foot and contains special technology that detects weight and shifts on the board.
The main use of the balance board for either game is to detect weight shifts and differentials to move you left and right, as well as to increase and decrease your speed.
The board is weighted perfectly to detect different shifts of the body and how much you push down on the board.
The creepy duo at the desk simply say, "Oh," and the mood shifts to optimistic and satisfied.
The baby also shifts from preferring what is familiar to that which is new, with the exception of people.
It shifts control to a milk removal driven process, i.e., sucking stimulus.
Children may have a tendency to develop hernias or other organ shifts within the abdomen.
Another employment pattern that works well for some couples is working different job shifts, so that the father can provide child care when the mother is at work and vice versa.
Many fathers in service occupations are able to share childcare responsibilities because they can work evening or night shifts.
Orthodontic treatment is sometimes necessary to correct malocclusion, a condition that shifts the position of the teeth and makes closing the mouth impossible.
Histrionic personality disorder-A mental disorder characterized by inappropriate attention-seeking behavior, rapid emotional shifts, and exaggerated expression of emotion.
Functional MRI (fMRI), performed while the patient does various tasks, can measure shifts in electrical intensity and blood flow and indicate which brain region each activity affects.
Once again weight shifts so that they are ready to begin from the first "slow" step.
Ball changes involve both footwork and quick shifts in placement of the dancer's weight.
After the weight shifts to the left foot, you take the second "slow" step (which lasts through beats five and six) before starting the cycle over again.
The lead then quickly shifts his right foot forward while the partner moves backward on her left.
The dancer shifts his weight on the "two and" count, with an emphasis on the "and" portion of the beat.
It lasts only for a moment, as the dancer shifts weight forward again almost immediately and repeats the "Slow, Slow, Quick-Quick" cycle again.
After the funeral, focus shifts from the deceased to those mourning him.
The random chunk of tendrils appears out of place, and the design quickly shifts from chic to passé.
You may also be asked what days or shifts you are able to work.
You can upload your resume and any attachments you'd like to add and then enter your work experience, your education, and which days and shifts you'll be available to work.
Hospitals employ people 24 hours a day, every single day, so night shifts are not uncommon for both nurses and doctors alike.
While hospital physicians with less seniority often work very lengthy shifts and have days off in the middle of the week instead of weekends, other health-care workers have relatively unconventional schedules.
For instance, most ER doctors work only 14 shifts a month with an average annual salary over $200,000.
Most summer camp nurses work eight to 10-hour shifts and are required to be on call several evenings a week.
On the front end, the mortgage broker or lender takes on the risk and as adjustments are made in the rate, the risk shifts from the lender to borrower.
According to the Lamaze International website, "any intervention in [childbirth] no matter how harmless it may seem, may disrupt the precise hormonal shifts and create problems that must be 'managed' with medical expertise and equipment."
Birth control pills get a bad reputation sometimes for their side effects like weight gain, mood shifts, nausea, headaches, and so on.
In addition, much of the stress and responsibility shifts to the parents of the teens, who often become grandparents well before their golden years.
If you're not fond of shopping on foot when you're not guaranteed the selection you'd like due to seasonal shifts, it won't hurt to check online.
Opt for sheaths that just skim the body, one-shoulder or off-the-shoulder dresses, sleeveless styles, bubble hems and shifts.
Loose cuts, in the form of knee-grazing sheaths, A-lines or shifts, are cool and classic, while bare shoulders, halter tops and off-the-shoulder cuts add a fun element to your ensemble.
To create a gilded look, women may opt for sequined gold or silver mindresses or shifts, while men can create a bubbly look in a striking gold lame suit or a festive gold sequined tie on top of a white shirt and black dress pants.
You're also likely to find a vintage style you love, since wedding rings have gone through many fashion shifts over the years.
Harry Osborn shifts from best friend to deadliest enemy of Peter Parker.
Days of our Lives has undergone major shifts in storyline direction dictated either by actors coming and going or by a change in writing regime.
Controversy often erupts on message boards during major cast changes, storyline shifts or when one pairing is ended in favor of another.
He spent eight years on the CBS soap opera in two different shifts before he left the series for good and moved on to the primetime detective series Criminal Minds.
While the nautical star tattoo can be done in multiple colors, sizes and placed anywhere on the body, its meaning shifts frequently among wearers.
As you age, skin shifts and ink spreads.
A well thought-out plan prepares you for market shifts and changes, the impact of competition and changing technology.
Market shifts and the introduction of new technology can make a business become obsolete almost overnight.
Run Through the Gears - To get a feel for how the car shifts, try to run through the gears with the car off.
When the engine reaches a certain number of revolutions per minute (RPM), the automatic transmission shifts into a different gear.
The main difference between automatic and manual cars is the way the car shifts gears.
By the end of 2008, GM's production had dropped by 18.4%, and it had stopped shifts at its Pontiac and Flint, Michigan plants, as well as facilities in Oshawa, Ontario, and Janesville, Wisconsin.
When humidity levels rise or temperature shifts cause more humidity on one side than the other, the accumulated dust becomes chunky, thick and dirty.
Information on what is deemed 'safe' in terms of alcohol intake shifts from study to study, but those who already suffer from high blood pressure ought to be aware of the impact of alcohol on blood pressure.
This shifts the curve of the lower back, which may cause a low-grade but nagging back pain to develop, for example.
Even for simple pieces like petticoats, pantaloons, pantalettes and shifts, it can be useful to make a muslin to be sure you have the cut and hang right.
A whirlwind of possibilities exists in the stylish lingerie world, but it's when the material shifts from cotton to satin and the tops lose their sleeves that things really heat up.
Torpedo -- or cone -- bras make their appearance time and time again as the economy shifts to a more positive outlook and they first made their debut after World War II, perhaps named for the torpedos used in wartime.
Both men and women, from the wealthiest to the poorest, slept in the shifts or shirts they wore as underwear during the day.
Move your shoulders, lean over and see if your blouse shifts so your bra is seen.
In the most general sense, lingerie is any type of woman's undergarment, from plain underwear and cotton nightgowns, to elaborately seductive lace bras, panties, and shifts.
These cultural shifts brought about through debate over Hair marked the beginning of a general liberalization of the norms of both US and European society.
The devoted doctor works long shifts in a unit of the hospital that cares for premature babies.
Logging season runs from June through March, with all of the staff working 12-hour shifts to harvest and transport as much wood as possible.
Unfortunately, he has no time to mull this over, as the action quickly shifts to fighting off any number of predators, including the Crusade, that would love to make Theo a quick snack.
He subsequently experienced sudden shifts forward in time, witnessing and even participating in events where he would change the future.
The strategy paid off; after well over a decade of programming and many shifts in corporate ownership, the SciFi Channel is now producing some of the highest quality television out there, according to some critics.
You can rotate photos displayed or even create a slideshow that slowly fades and shifts from one BSG favorite to another.
And you see these shifts happen every three or four years.
It encompasses all types of work uniforms, from the fun and carefree Cub Scout days to the grueling 12-hour shifts spent tending to patients, and more.
Because officials can hold powerful positions that outlast presidencies and shifts in Congress, the deep state can exert its influence over a much longer period of time.
If only she could conquer these mood shifts.
Everything needs to be ready, especially if the hurricane shifts to make landfall.
There was a traitor among the fifty-odd death-dealers he had above ground, and he'd assigned twelve-hour shifts to keep an eye on the apartment where he sent Deidre.
To do this the city maintained (1906) 24 flushing wagons working 2 shifts of 8 hours each per day.