shifter


shifter

noun

  1. a person or thing that shifts.
  2. Informal. shift lever.

n.1550s, “one who shifts” in any way; agent noun from shift (v.). As a mechanical contrivance, from 1869; specifically of the gear-changing mechanism in a motor-vehicle, from 1910.

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