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field trip

noun
1.
a trip by students to gain firsthand knowledge away from the classroom, as to a museum, factory, geological area, or environment of certain plants and animals.
2.
a trip by a scholar or researcher to gather data firsthand, as to a geological, archaeological, anthropological, or other site.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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British Dictionary definitions for field-trip

field trip

noun
1.
an expedition, as by a group of students or research workers, to study something at first hand
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