the workforce, as of a factory, scheduled to work during the daytime.
the scheduled period of labor for this workforce.
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How to use day shift in a sentence
The mine whistle blared, and a rattle of miners' carts followed, as the day-shift dispersed to town.A Touch Of Sun And Other Stories | Mary Hallock Foote
As if it wasnt bad enough to come here anyway but that I must needs come now just when the day-shift is getting home!The Turn of the Tide | Eleanor H. Porter
Towards eight o'clock the day-shift came to an end and the night-shift began.Combed Out | Fritz August Voigt
He stamped your letter and sent it to town yesterday by one of the day-shift men.A Touch Of Sun And Other Stories | Mary Hallock Foote
The day-shift always ran the risk of being missed at roll-call, which was held every morning and afternoon.Brave Deeds of Union Soldiers | Samuel Scoville
British Dictionary definitions for 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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