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day shift



the work force, as of a factory, scheduled to work during the daytime.
the scheduled period of labor for this work force.


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day release, day return, day room, day sailer, day school, day shift, day student, day to day, day trader, day trading, day trip

Origin of day shift

First recorded in 1870–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for day shift

day shift


a group of workers who work a shift during the daytime in an industry or occupation where a night shift or a back shift is also worked
the period worked
See also back shift
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