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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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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.
Swing Shift is a feast of facts about the lives, drive and courage of talented women who functioned only on the fringes, at best, of the music world in peacetime, and who brought joy to Americans in the 1940s.
Two teachers, Lovelynn VanderHorst and Kim Hampton, have stepped in to keep Swing Shift classes alive in Southern California: their "Lindy by the Sea" series in Manhattan Beach, the weekly Wednesday night swing class and dance at Pointe 705 in Hermosa Beach, and their classes at the University of Southern California in downtown Los Angeles.
A review of staffing levels by the NCAHS recommended an extra RN for night duty seven nights a week, an extra RN for a swing shift between 9am and 5pm, and a part-time CT scan nurse.
Guests were entertained by music by Swing Shift of Columbus.
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 the 1940s and will include a three-course meal and the Swing Shift Band, disco and Hoppin' Mad dancers,' said Paul, 39, from Churchfields, Barry.
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.
ANGELA: Burnt orange swing shift dress, pounds 30 from Etam.
Tim alreay tested toasters from Monday through Saturday on the swing shift (4 P.
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.
We should be back operational by swing shift (Friday night)," Swanson said.
Appeared in hit movies including Shampoo, Private Benjamin, Swing Shift, Bird on a Wire, Death Becomes Her, Everyone Says I Love You, and The Banger Sisters.