field trip

field trip
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feeld trip]
    • /fild trɪp/
    • /fiːld trɪp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feeld trip]
    • /fild trɪp/

Definitions of field trip words

  • noun field trip 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. 1
  • noun field trip a trip by a scholar or researcher to gather data firsthand, as to a geological, archaeological, anthropological, or other site. 1
  • noun field trip research outing 1
  • noun field trip A field trip is an trip made by students and a teacher to see or study something, for example a museum, a factory, or a historical site. 0
  • noun field trip an expedition, as by a group of students or research workers, to study something at first hand 0
  • noun field trip a trip away from the classroom to permit the gathering of data at first hand 0

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Origin of field trip

First appearance:

before 1955
One of the 4% newest English words
First recorded in 1955-60

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Parts of speech for Field trip


field trip popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

field trip usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for field trip

noun field trip

  • jaunt — a short journey, especially one taken for pleasure.
  • junket — a sweet, custardlike food of flavored milk curdled with rennet.
  • outing — a means of escape or excuse, as from a place, punishment, retribution, responsibility, etc.: He always left himself an out.
  • day trip — A day trip is a journey to a place and back again on the same day, usually for pleasure.

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