side shift

side shift

(sīd shift)
Mediolateral bodily movement (translation) of the mandible during lateral movements of the jaw. Such action typically occurs in conjunction with horizontal plane rotation of the mandible; this mandibular shift can be programmed into some articulators.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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"Where they used to have separate levers for lift, travel and side shift, now operators can use one hand to simultaneously travel and lift," Comfort says.
Side shift is another feature which will allow you to move any load left and right, without having to move the truck.
Caterpillar has added the 426F2 backhoe loader with Side Shift to its F2 Series family, delivering all the power, performance and productivity needed on the jobsite alongside features to beat the heat and the dust and keep the operator comfortable.
The attachment is fitted with an additional side shift facility to allow for safe and precise loading.--B&E Attachments, United Kingdom, www.
Other efficiency and productivity features include an open view mast design with integral side shift combined with a three-stage mast and full free lift.
The trucks batteries range from 360 to 620 ampere hours (Ah) and equipment options include an integrated side shift, the panoramic armoured glass roof or the BlueSpot optical warning unit to ensure maximum safety and comfort for the operator within the warehouse environment.
The unique, patented Bobcat side shift system is a standard feature on the T40140 and T40180 models, ensuring there is no need to reposition the machine if it is not aligned with an opening, providing maximum flexibility with a +/- 700 mm side shift.
The unique, patented Bobcat side shift system is a standard feature on the models, ensuring there is no need to reposition the machine if it is not aligned with an opening, providing maximum flexibility with a +/- 700 mm side shift.
The model is equipped with a water-cooled, single-cylinder engine and a side shift gear lever.