Definition of Shiftable

1. a. Admitting of being shifted.



Definition of Shiftable

1. Adjective. That can be shifted ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shiftable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shiftable

shies away from
shiest
shiesty
shife
shift gears
shift key
shift keys
shift lever
shift register
shift to the left
shift to the right
shift work
shifta
shiftable (current term)
shiftas
shifted
shifted maxwellian
shiftee
shiftees
shifter
shifters
shiftful
shiftier
shiftiest
shiftily
shiftiness
shiftinesses
shifting

Literary usage of Shiftable

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1. The Horseless Age (1896)
"9, and showing the shiftable connections between the steering axle and main frame of the vehicle. Fig. n is an enlarged plan view, partially in section, ..."

2. Introduction to Public Finance by Carl Copping Plehn (1920)
"In sharp contrast to the indirect taxes stand a number of direct taxes which are commonly thought of as non-shiftable. The legislature aims the tax at some ..."

3. Introduction to Public Finance by Carl Copping Plehn (1921)
"In sharp contrast to the indirect taxes stand a number of direct taxes which are commonly thought of as non-shiftable. The legislature aims the tax at some ..."

4. Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the by American Bar Association (1910)
"The defendants' device accomplished this by means of a shiftable pinion, while the claim of the patent is limited to a shiftable cylinder. ..."

5. The Farmer's Calendar: Containing the Business Necessary to be Performed on by Arthur Young (1809)
"This trial was in the middle of a shiftable field, •where, by the course of husbandry, two crops are taken to one summer tilth; and, where this is the case, ..."

6. General Types of Superior Men: A Philosophico-psychological Study of Genius by Osias L. Schwarz (1916)
"... fleeting or multiple personality of the actor himself, ie, a mind with a shiftable center of gravity or a shiftable nucleus of dominant interests. ..."

7. Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp (1884)
"M, Paddling thwart, shiftable, forms middle floor board when not in use. ... P, Paddling backboard beam, shiftable. R, Ring-bolt at each end, bolted between ..."

8. The Slide-valve and Its Functions: With Special Reference to Modern Practice by Julius Begtrup (1902)
"To construct a locomotive valve diagram, it is only necessary to substitute for the link-gear an equivalent single shiftable eccentric ; that is, ..."

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