Definitions for "Shifter"
a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears; "in England they call a gearshift a gear lever"
Switch that allows a rider to adjust gears to increase or decrease cadence.
The mechanism that changes cable position, moving the derailleur to change gears.
Shifters, also known as the weretouched, are a race in the Dungeons & Dragons Eberron setting. They are commonly thought to be the result of crossbreeding between humans and lycanthropes but have become a distinct race in their own right.
Shifter is a prestige class (PrC) in the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition, introduced in the supplimentary book Masters of the Wild. Shifters are characters that are skilled at changing their external form to that of whatever being suits the current situation best. In Complete Adventurer, a new class, Master of Many Forms, replaced Shifter, with similar abilities and requirements and using the 3.5 ruleset.
Shifter is a fictional character, a former superhero featured in the animated series, Justice League Unlimited. She has the ability to transform into any Earth based animal, even those that are extinct. A similar power is used by Beast Boy of the Teen Titans.
In the lyrics of popular music a shifter (Durant 1984) is word, often a pronoun, "where reference varies according to who is speaking, when and where" (Middleton 1990, p.167), such as "I", "you", "my", "our". For example, who is the "my" of "My Generation"?
Keywords:  karts, gearbox, rpm, clutch, motorcycle
A type of kart that has a manual transmission, usually derived from a motorcycle design. It is usually a 5 or 6 speed transmission. Since with a manual gearbox the driver can keep the engine in its optimum RPM range, shifter karts tend to be (much) faster than clutch karts.
One who, or that which, shifts; one who plays tricks or practices artifice; a cozener.
a stagehand responsible for moving scenery
Keywords:  zerg, terran, crosses, free, side
a Terran that crosses over to the Zerg's side on their own free will
An assistant to the ship's cook in washing, steeping, and shifting the salt provisions.
an under-ground labourer, who labours in shift-work, that is, in assisting the wasteman, &c.
Keywords:  aj, wrenches, australian, common, term
The common Australian term for AJ's, c-wrenches etc.
Keywords:  reaver, another, name
Another name for Reaver.
An arrangement for shifting a belt sidewise from one pulley to another.
A foreman responsible for the work on one shift in one area, as in one heading{4}.
An element that shifts the bits in its incoming operand by a programmed amount.
A small industrial switching locomotive.
Keywords:  needle, loop, narrowing, wire, changing
A wire for changing a loop from one needle to another, as in narrowing, etc.