night shift


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night shift

or night·shift (nīt′shĭft′)
n.
1. A group of employees working during the night in a factory or business.
2. The period of time for such work.

night shift

n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a group of workers who work a shift during the night in an industry or occupation where a day shift or a back shift is also worked
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the period worked

night′ shift`


n.
1. the work force, as of a factory, scheduled to work during the nighttime.
2. the scheduled period of labor for this work force.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.night shift - the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
duty period, work shift, shift - the time period during which you are at work
2.night shift - workers who work during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
shift - a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time
Translations
عُمّال وَرْدِيَّة الليلنَوْبَةٌ لَيْلِيَةٌوَرْدِيَّة العَمَل الليلي
noční směna
natholdnatskiftnattehold
yövuoro
noćna smjena
éjszakai mûszak
næturvakt
夜勤
야간근무 교대조
nočná zmena
nočna izmena
nattskift
กะกลางคืน
gece nöbetigece vardiyasıgece ekibi
ca đêm

night shift

nturno di notte
to be on night shift → fare il turno di notte, essere di notte

night

(nait) noun
1. the period from sunset to sunrise. We sleep at night; They talked all night (long); He travelled by night and rested during the day; The days were warm and the nights were cool; (also adjective) He is doing night work.
2. the time of darkness. In the Arctic in winter, night lasts for twenty-four hours out of twenty-four.
ˈnightly adjective, adverb
every night. a nightly news programme; He goes there nightly.
ˈnight-club noun
a club open at night for drinking, dancing, entertainment etc.
ˈnightdress, ˈnightgown noun
a garment for wearing in bed.
ˈnightfall noun
the beginning of night; dusk.
ˈnightmare noun
a frightening dream. I had a nightmare about being strangled.
ˈnightmarish adjective
ˈnight-school noun
(a place providing) educational classes held in the evenings for people who are at work during the day.
ˈnight shift
1. (a period of) work during the night. He's on (the) night shift this week.
2. the people who work during this period. We met the night shift leaving the factory.
ˈnight-time noun
the time when it is night. Owls are usually seen at night-time.
ˌnight-ˈwatchman noun
a person who looks after a building etc during the night.

night shift

نَوْبَةٌ لَيْلِيَةٌ noční směna nattehold Nachtschicht νυχτερινή βάρδια turno de noche yövuoro équipe de nuit noćna smjena turno di notte 夜勤 야간근무 교대조 nachtploeg nattskift nocna zmiana turno da noite, turno noturno ночная смена nattskift กะกลางคืน gece nöbeti ca đêm 夜班
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