Shift Differential

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Shift Differential: Additional compensation, usually expressed as cents per hour, paid as an incentive for employees to accept working a less-then-desirable work shift (i.e., 2 nd or 3 rd shift).

Other Words for Shift

Shift Noun Synonyms: move, change position, edge, budge, relocate, rearrange, transpose, switch
Shift Verb Synonyms: sell, market, move
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Parallel Shift In The Yield Curve

Business / Finance / Parallel Shift In The Yield Curve: A shift in economic conditions in which the change in the interest rate on all maturities is the same number of basis points. In other words, if the three month T-bill increases 100 basis points (one MORE

Phase Shift

Technology / Home Audio / Phase Shift: The fraction of a complete cycle elapsed as measured from a specified reference point and expressed as an angle. 2. Out of phase in an un-synchronized or un-correlated way. MORE

Quadrature Phase-Shift Keying (QPSK)

Technology / Computers / Quadrature Phase-Shift Keying (QPSK): A method of modulating digital signals using four phase states to code two digital bits per phase shift. MORE

Ocean Freight Differential (Under P.L. 480)

Business / Agriculture / Ocean Freight Differential (Under P.L. 480): The difference between the cost of P.L. 480 shipments that are required to be carried on U.S. flag vessels compared to the cost that would have been incurred had they been carried on lower cost foreig MORE

Nonparallel Shift In The Yield Curve

Business / Finance / Nonparallel Shift In The Yield Curve: A shift in the yield curve in which yields do not change by the same number of basis points for every maturity. Related: Parallel shift in the yield curve. MORE

Illegal Shift

Entertainment / Football / Illegal Shift: On offense, only one person is allowed to be in motion at the snap. If not, it is an illegal shift. MORE

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