(SI, Control-O, ASCII 15) The character used on some ancient teletypes to start using an alternative character set.
- Shifting cultivation
noun 1. a land-use system, esp in tropical Africa, in which a tract of land is cultivated until its fertility diminishes, when it is abandoned until this is restored naturally
- Shifting spanner
noun 1. (Austral & NZ) an adjustable spanner Also called shifter
noun 1. a typewriter key that determines whether characters are printed in upper or lower case and controls the printing of numbers and symbols. 2. Computers. a key that performs the same functions as on a typewriter keyboard and also controls other functions, depending on the program: To print a file, depress the shift key […]
- Shift left logical