a work shift usually beginning at about midnight and continuing for about eight hours through the early morning hours.
those who work this shift.
(US) the working shift between midnight and morning
A working shift that begins at midnight or 2 AM (1907+)
- Graveyard slot
noun 1. (television) the hours from late night until early morning when the number of people watching television is at its lowest
noun, Slang. 1. .
noun 1. . 2. Nautical. . noun phrase A period of guard or watch duty from midnight to 4 AM or 8 AM (1927+ Railroad & Navy)
[grav-i-chem-buh-loh, grah-vi-] /ˌgræv ɪˈtʃɛm bəˌloʊ, ˌgrɑ vɪ-/ noun, plural gravicembali [grav-i-chem-buh-lee, grah-vi-] /ˌgræv ɪˈtʃɛm bəˌli, ˌgrɑ vɪ-/ (Show IPA), gravicembalos. 1. a harpsichord.