SHIFTERS

shifter

[shif-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that shifts.
2.
Informal. shift lever.

Origin:
1545–55; shift + -er1

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shifter

noun
1. a stagehand responsible for moving scenery [syn: sceneshifter
2. a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears; "in Britain they call a gearshift a gear lever" [syn: gearshift
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