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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

swing′ shift`(n.)

  1. a work shift in industry from the middle of the afternoon until midnight.

  2. the group of workers on such a shift.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. evening shift, swing shift(noun)

    the work shift during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight)

Wiktionary

  1. swing shift(Noun)

    A work shift between a day shift and a night shift, such as from 4PM to midnight, and the group of workers scheduled to work such a shift at a facility.

Freebase

  1. Swing Shift

    Swing Shift is a 1984 feature film directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by and starring Goldie Hawn with Kurt Russell. It also starred Christine Lahti, Fred Ward and Ed Harris. Lahti earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her tragic portrayal of heart-broken ex-singer and Hawn's character's close friend Hazel, losing to Peggy Ashcroft for A Passage to India. Singer Belinda Carlisle made a foray into the film, and Holly Hunter can be seen in one of her first movie roles.

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