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1. A temporary military fortification erected in the field.
2. Work done or firsthand observations made in the field as opposed to that done or observed in a controlled environment.
3. The collecting of sociological or anthropological data in the field.

field′work′er n.


1. (Military) military a temporary structure used in defending or fortifying a place or position
2. an investigation or search for material, data, etc, made in the field as opposed to the classroom, laboratory, or official headquarters
ˈfieldˌworker n


or field′ work`,

work done in the field, as research, exploration, surveying, or interviewing.
field′work`er, n.
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Noun1.fieldwork - a temporary fortification built by troops in the field
fortification, munition - defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
عَمَل مَيداني
práce v terénu
külsõ munkaterepmunka
práca v teréne
alan/arazi çalışması


[ˈfiːldˌwɜːk] n (Sociol) → ricerche fpl esterne (Archeology, Geo) → lavoro sul campo


(fiːld) noun
1. a piece of land enclosed for growing crops, keeping animals etc. Our house is surrounded by fields.
2. a wide area. playing fields (= an area for games, sports etc).
3. a piece of land etc where minerals or other natural resources are found. an oil-field; a coalfield.
4. an area of knowledge, interest, study etc. in the fields of literature/economic development; her main fields of interest.
5. an area affected, covered or included by something. a magnetic field; in his field of vision.
6. an area of battle. the field of Waterloo; (also adjective) a field-gun.
(in cricket, basketball etc) to catch (the ball) and return it.
ˈfield-glasses noun plural
ˈfieldwork noun
work done outside the laboratory, office etc (eg collecting information).
References in classic literature ?
Not only where you are- at the heart of affairs and of the world- is the talk all of war, even here amid fieldwork and the calm of nature- which townsfolk consider characteristic of the country- rumors of war are heard and painfully felt.
All other demographic variables, such as age, level of educational program, and number of fieldworks completed were not related to OT students' perceived self-efficacy.
Occupational therapy (OT) fieldwork is the experience when academic preparation and clinical practice meet.
Self-efficacy is an important construct to examine during professional fieldwork, when students are challenged to learn and demonstrate the entry-level decision making skills required of occupational therapists but struggle with their own sense of capability, which may hinder their performance (Crist, 2011; Derdall, Olson, Janzen, & Warren, 2002; Richard, 2008).
a solution provider and mobile computer supplier for demanding field applications, has introduced the FieldWorks FW8000 Series II Field WorkStation, a next-generation version of the company's FW8000 platform and the first rugged, portable desktop of its kind to offer the performance power of the 500 MHz Intel(R) Pentium(R) III processor.
FieldWorks is pleased to be the first to deliver 500 MHz Pentium III performance in this product category and we expect the FW8000 Series II to further extend the popularity of the FW8000 platform," said Lisa Baker, FieldWorks director of field technology solutions.
FieldWorks has also announced a limited-time, FW8000 Series II promotional pricing program for U.