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. 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
  3. day shift the work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  4. redraft a draft for the amount of a dishonored draft plus the costs and charges of drafting again
  5. red eft red terrestrial form of a common North American newt
  6. reddish-violet of violet tinged with red
  7. rotor shaft the axis around which the major rotor of a helicopter turns
  8. night shift the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
  9. reduviid a true bug: long-legged predacious bug living mostly on other insects; a few suck blood of mammals
  10. gearshift a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears
  11. rod-shaped resembling a rod
  12. butt shaft a blunt arrow without a barb
  13. Rothschild any of family of powerful Jewish bankers in Europe
  14. Reduviidae assassin bugs
  15. makeshift done or made using whatever is available
  16. resift sift anew
  17. road show a show on tour
  18. driveshaft a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application
  19. tree swift birds of southeast Asia and East Indies differing from true swifts in having upright crests and nesting in trees
  20. shift move very slightly