Definition of split shift in English:

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split shift

Pronunciation: /ˌsplit ˈSHift/

noun

A working shift comprising two or more separate periods of duty in a day.
Example sentences
  • Horvath's initial piece was titled ‘War Time Training,’ and concerned fitting in a workout during ‘the hectic days of swing shifts, graveyard shifts, split shifts.’
  • Metrobus claimed Samwu has retracted some of its extra demands but has retained one pertaining to ‘spread-over’ shifts - split shifts with a long break during the day.
  • Drivers were demanding regular 7.6-hour shifts, instead of split shifts that ranged from 4 to 10 hours long.

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Syllabification: split shift

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