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unshifted

[uhn-shif-tid] /ʌnˈʃɪf tɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a keyboard shift key) not pressed or activated.
2.
(of a keyboard key) not requiring the shift key to activate:
The semicolon is an unshifted key.
Origin
un-1 + shift + -ed2

unshift

[uhn-shift] /ʌnˈʃɪft/
verb (used without object)
1.
to release the shift key, as on a typewriter or the keyboard of a computer terminal.
Origin
1965-70; un-2 + shift
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  • The shifts for the two peaks are equal, to first order, but opposite in sign and thus the centroid remains unshifted.
  • The key scheduling uses addition, and is applied to the unshifted z rather than the other uses of the key.
  • If the blue shifted spectrum is divided by an unshifted spectrum, a peak will be observed in the ratio.
  • Schematic representation of dynamic modulus shifting process with unshifted data.

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