graveyard hours

graveyard hours
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Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • Graveyard shift — means a shift of work running through the early hours of the morning, especially one from midnight until 8 am. There is no certainty as to the origin of this phrase; according to Michael Quinion it is little more than an evocative term for the… …   Wikipedia

  • graveyard shift — ➔ shift1 * * * graveyard shift UK US noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE ► a period of working time that is late at night or in the early hours of the morning: work (on) the graveyard shift »He paid for his studies by working the graveyard shift as a hospital …   Financial and business terms

  • graveyard — (n.) 1773, from GRAVE (Cf. grave) (n.) + YARD (Cf. yard) (n.1). Graveyard shift late night work is c.1907, from earlier nautical term, in reference to the loneliness of after hours work …   Etymology dictionary

  • graveyard — /ˈgreɪvjad/ (say grayvyahd) noun 1. cemetery; burial ground. 2. a place where ruined items collect: a graveyard of ships; a car graveyard. –adjective 3. of or relating to a graveyard: a graveyard bell. 4. deep and hollow sounding, as if from… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • graveyard shift — 1. a work shift usually beginning at about midnight and continuing for about eight hours through the early morning hours. 2. those who work this shift. Also called graveyard watch, lobster shift. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Graveyard slot — A Graveyard slot is a common media term to describe a program that is shown in the early hours of a morning. Because there are fewer people awake, producers and program makers can afford to take more risks as there is less advertising revenue at… …   Wikipedia

  • graveyard shift — /ˈgreɪvjad ʃɪft/ (say grayvyahd shift) noun Colloquial the night shift, usually between midnight and early morning; dogwatch. {US (early 20th century), from association of the world in the early hours of the morning with a graveyard} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • graveyard shift — working hours between midnight and morning; overnight work shift …   English contemporary dictionary

  • graveyard shift — grave′yard shift n. 1) a work shift usu. beginning at about midnight and continuing for about eight hours 2) those who work this shift. Also called grave′yard watch • Etymology: 1905–10, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • The Graveyard Game — infobox Book | name = The Graveyard Game title orig = translator = image caption = First Edition cover author = Kage Baker illustrator = cover artist = Kelly Nelson country = United States language = English series = The Company genre = Science… …   Wikipedia

  • DJ Nihal — Nihal, talking to the crowd at a Radio 1 event in Preston Born Nihal Arthanayake 1 June 1971 (1971 06 01) (age 40) …   Wikipedia

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