split shift
noun Date: 1943 a shift of working hours divided into two or more working periods at times (as morning and evening) separated by more than normal periods of time off (as for lunch or rest)

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  • Split shift — Split shift, is an employment schedule, a type of Shift work where a person s normal work day is split in to 2 or more segments, for example a person may work from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and then have a break until 3 p.m. at which point they might… …   Wikipedia

  • split shift — ☆ split shift n. a shift, or work period, divided into two parts that are separated by an interval longer than that of the usual meal or rest period * * * …   Universalium

  • split shift — ☆ split shift n. a shift, or work period, divided into two parts that are separated by an interval longer than that of the usual meal or rest period …   English World dictionary

  • split shift — n a period of work that is divided into two or more parts on the same day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • split shift — noun count a period of work that is divided into two separate parts with a long break between them …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • split shift — noun a working shift divided into two periods of time with several hours in between • Hypernyms: ↑shift, ↑work shift, ↑duty period * * * noun : a shift of working hours divided into two or more working periods at times (as morning and evening)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • split shift — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms split shift : singular split shift plural split shifts a period of work that is divided into two separate parts with a long break between them …   English dictionary

  • split shift — noun (C) a period of work that is divided into two or more parts on the same day: Chefs work a split shift …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • split shift — noun a working shift comprising two or more separate periods of duty in a day …   English new terms dictionary

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