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work shift

Definitions of work shift
  1. noun
    the time period during which you are at work
    synonyms: duty period, shift
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    go, spell, tour, turn
    a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    trick
    a period of work or duty
    watch
    a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
    day shift
    the work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    evening shift, swing shift
    the work shift during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight)
    graveyard shift, night shift
    the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
    split shift
    a working shift divided into two periods of time with several hours in between
    dogwatch
    either of two short watches: from 4-6 pm or 6-8 pm
    graveyard watch, middle watch, midwatch, night watch
    a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.)
    type of:
    hours
    a period of time assigned for work
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