day shift

noun
1.
the work force, as of a factory, scheduled to work during the daytime.
2.
the scheduled period of labor for this work force.

Origin:
1870–75

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day shift
 
n
1.  a group of workers who work a shift during the daytime in an industry or occupation where a night shift or a back shift is also worked
2.  the period worked

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Example sentences
After a long day shift, the sun releases a heavy sigh and down he goes.
It will be an hour before the day shift crew starts down, but he likes to get to the mine early.
The midnight, evening, and day shift patrols are each supervised by four sergeants and one lieutenant.
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