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1. A work shift that runs during the early morning hours, as from midnight to 8 am.
2. The workers on such a shift.
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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) US the working shift between midnight and morning
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1. a work shift usu. beginning at about midnight and continuing for about eight hours.
2. those who work this shift. Also called grave′yard watch`.
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|Noun||1.||graveyard shift - the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)|
|2.||graveyard 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
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