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graveyard shift

[′grāv‚yärd ‚shift]
(industrial engineering)
The shift of workers that begins at or around midnight; the last shift of the day.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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