Shifter definition

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One who, or that which, shifts or changes.
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(dated) One who plays tricks or practices artifice; a cozener.
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(nautical) An assistant to the ship's cook in washing, steeping, and shifting the salt provisions.
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(engineering) An arrangement for shifting a belt sidewise from one pulley to another.
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(engineering, textiles) A wire for changing a loop from one needle to another, as in narrowing, etc.
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(cycling) A component used by the rider to control the gearing mechanisms and select the desired gear ratio, usually connected to the derailleur by a mechanical actuation cable.
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A spanner with an adjustable jaw size.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
shifter
Plural:
shifters

Origin of shifter

  • shift +‎ -er

    From Wiktionary