A group of employees working during the night in a factory or business.(noun)
The period of time for such work.(noun)
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Use "night shift" in a sentence
"Kassant worked the night shift at the Intarian monitor station."
"They may compose cello sonatas at 2:00A.M.,work the night shift at the BMW plant, or host an all-night radio rock show."
"More specifically, the problem was that the Canadian and American Customs guys on the arm for the Farino family worked only the night shift at the same time a certain Thursday of the month at the same place: the Queenston Toll Bridge at Lewiston, about six miles north of the Falls."