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The work shift between the day and the night shifts, usually 4 pm to midnight.
nAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): back shift
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a group of workers who work a shift from late afternoon to midnight in an industry or occupation where a day shift or a night shift is also worked
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the period worked
1. a work shift in industry from the middle of the afternoon until midnight.
2. the group of workers on such a shift.