Definition of Shifted

1. Verb. (past of shift) ¹

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Definition of Shifted

1. shift [v] - See also: shift

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shifted

shift gears
shift key
shift keys
shift lever
shift register
shift to the left
shift to the right
shift work
shifted (current term)
shifted maxwellian
shifting cultivation
shifting dullness

Literary usage of Shifted

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1. Cyclopedia of American Government by Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart (1914)
"the case of some common manufactures, the tax will, in the end, be shifted to the consumer. The promptness or tardiness with which this result is attained ..."

2. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1915)
"Taxes will be very widely shifted and diffused ; that is, they will tend to be so diffused in the long ..."

3. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1915)
"is a strong probability that most of the tax will be shifted in the same way. ... They are commonly shifted to the consumer, and are meant to be so shifted. ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"It is the movable character of the frame on which the feed cylinder is mounted, so that the cylinder and frame may be readily shifted from place to place, ..."

5. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"... ^-Phase-shifted Periodic Distributed Structures in Optical Fibres by UV Post- ... Characterisation of Fibre Grating Fabry-Perots and Phase-shifted ..."

6. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"... and of sulphur ; all separately shifted,4 and washed their clothes, and the like. As to the poor man, whether he lived or died I do not remember. ..."

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