field trip


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field trip

n.
A group excursion for the purpose of firsthand observation, as to a museum, the woods, or a historic place.

field trip

n
(Education) an expedition, as by a group of students or research workers, to study something at first hand

field′ trip`


n.
1. a school trip to gain firsthand knowledge away from the classroom.
2. a trip by a researcher to gather data firsthand, as to a geological, archaeological, or other site.
[1955–60]

field trip

An excursion by staff and students to study at first hand something of interest or relevance to a course.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.field trip - a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examinationfield trip - a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination
excursion, jaunt, outing, pleasure trip, junket, sashay, expedition - a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
Translations
exkurze
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