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swing shift

n. an evening work shift in a factory, usually from midafternoon to midnight. (see also graveyard shift.) My brother works the swing shift, so I never get to see him.
See also: shift, swing
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Simulation gave mill management the information that allowed them more confidence when making the decision to add a third grader to both the day and swing shifts in the planer mill.
The day shift prior to the marathon event was similar to those of the previous days, with bands and activities scheduled, But guard staffing for the swing shift on marathon night was doubled in the special-exhibit and painting galleries.
keep the Swing Shift going at several Los Angeles-area locations.
Q WHAT was the title of the song Carly Simon sang in the Goldie Hawn film Swing Shift and is it on any of her CDs?
The theme is 1940s and will include a three-course meal and the Swing Shift Band.
His story about how he and a buddy used to collect gun powder out of damaged 30mm rounds and light it off while on swing shift to pass the time really intrigued me.
Fourteen percent of night shift officers reported "very often" having trouble remembering, compared to 10 percent of swing shift and 5 percent of day shift.
They met on the set of the film Swing Shift in 1984 and have a 15-year-old son, Wyatt.
At the end of swing shift (midnight), there was often some work that had to be done before the next production shift could start cutting in the morning.
Since the MVNO launched last December, Amp'd has rolled out several Amp'd Original Presentations, including Swing Shift, The Z List, Hot Dish, and Venice Beach.
A rarely performed version of the "Nutcracker Suite" - a jazz version transformed from the romantic by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn - will be performed three times this season by the Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra.
Paris Beatrice and Portia Victoria Graham-Jones will join Roy Peter and the Swing Shift Big Band, the George Ferguson School of Irish Dancers, and Runcorn crooner Alan Watson, who will compere the event.
Represented employees are expected to return to work effective with swing shift tonight.
My load crew and two other crews were working the swing shift.
Beginning in the late 1980s, calls for service from the Virginia Lake area increased steadily until February 1992, when two RPD beat officers, working the swing shift (4 p.