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the act of moving from one place to another

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continuously varying

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changing position or direction

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(of soil) unstable

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Therefore, a shift-by-wire system was introduced that eliminates the mechanical linkage between the shift lever, judges driver shift inputs using sensors installed on the shift operation devices, and performs shifting using an actuator attached to the transmission.
The advantages of the tractor power shift transmission are proven to be that the power of the tractor is not interrupted during shifting. During shifting of the tractor, the latter can run without lifting farm implement.
RAWALPINDI -- Girl students and their parents have voiced strong protest against shifting of girl students of primary classes to second shift in Government Girls High School Tench Bhata Rawalpindi.
A recent replay of the Don Larsen World Series no-hitter in 1956 showed the Dodgers shifting on Mickey Mantle, with Jackie Robinson the only infielder on the third-base side of the infield.
Shifting conveyors in a large IPCC system is time consuming, hard on equipment, and difficult for operators to accomplish quickly and efficiently.
However, AMT has still some drawbacks of power interruption and shifting jerk in the gear shifting process.
Some operators are known for their slam-bam mode of shifting at the work site.
If a nonparty files timely objections to a subpoena, an order to compel production is required, and such orders "shall protect [nonparties] from significant expense[.]" This rule permits the shifting of costs from the producing party to the requesting party.
In order to avoid a letter shifting to itself (A to A, B to B etc.), which could be considered as a shift value of 0 or 26, shift values are here restricted to 25.
A Shifting Shore: Locals, Outsiders, and the Transformation of a French Fishing Town.
For LuK, these gearbox variants comprise its XSG family that embraces Electronic Clutch Management (ECM), which dispenses with the clutch pedal, the Auto Shift Gearbox (ASG), where the actual gear shifting is automated, and the Uninterrupted Shift Gearbox (USG), where a partial filling of the torque interruption during a gearshift is achieved with an additional clutch.
For all of the increase in international trade and rising concern about shifting of manufacturing and service jobs away from the United States, there is remarkably little detailed data on the scope of outsourcing.
Easy Songs for Shifting in the First Five Positions: A Violin Technique Book for Group Classes and Private Instruction, by Kathryn Bird Kinnard.
For this premiere, we asked Charisse Jones, a New York correspondent for USA Today and coauthor of Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America (HarperCollins, September 2003, $25.95, ISBN 0-060-09054-4), to share the experience of preparing her first book, an inventive nonfiction work based on original research conducted with Kumea Shorter-Gooden, Ph.D.