1. red shift (astronomy) a shift in the spectra of very distant galaxies toward longer wavelengths (toward the red end of the spectrum); generally interpreted as evidence that the universe is expanding
  2. split shift a working shift divided into two periods of time with several hours in between
  3. hold tight hold firmly, usually with one's hands
  4. hold off wait before acting
  5. hold fast stick to firmly
  6. hold out wait uncompromisingly for something desirable
  7. day shift the work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  8. redshift (astronomy) a shift in the spectra of very distant galaxies toward longer wavelengths (toward the red end of the spectrum); generally interpreted as evidence that the universe is expanding
  9. night shift the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
  10. cold feet timidity preventing the continuation of a course of action
  11. lead sheet a sheet containing the words and melody for a song (and some indication of harmony) written in simple form
  12. butt shaft a blunt arrow without a barb
  13. hold over hold over goods to be sold for the next season
  14. holdfast restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
  15. hold forth talk at length and formally about a topic
  16. polo shirt a shirt with short sleeves designed for comfort and casual wear
  17. Holy Trinity the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead
  18. work shift the time period during which you are at work
  19. holdout a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms
  20. Doppler shift change in the apparent frequency of a wave as observer and source move toward or away from each other

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