Definition of shiftable in English:



  • See shift

    • ‘The cube has a fourfold symmetry, and is somewhat shiftable.’
    • ‘The computation can be accomplished using what we call the shared sketch by shiftable bases.’
    • ‘Funny, it is generally accepted as the height of sociolinguistic sophistication to shift the shiftable aspects of your speech (vowel quality being a prime example) in the direction of the speech of those you are speaking to.’