field workers

fieldwork

[feeld-wurk]
noun
1.
Also, field work. work done in the field, as research, exploration, surveying, or interviewing: archaeological fieldwork.
2.
Fortification. a temporary fortification constructed in the field.

Origin:
1735–45; field + work

fieldworker, field-worker, noun
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fieldwork (ˈfiːldˌwɜːk)
 
n
military a temporary structure used in defending or fortifying a place or position

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