field trip

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of field trip

: a visit (as to a factory, farm, or museum) made (as by students and a teacher) for purposes of firsthand observation

Examples of field trip in a Sentence

  1. We took a class field trip to the power plant.

  2. We went on a field trip.

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First Known Use of field trip

1926


FIELD TRIP Defined for English Language Learners

field trip

noun

Definition of field trip for English Language Learners

  • : a visit to a place (such as a museum or zoo) that is made by students to learn about something


FIELD TRIP Defined for Kids

field trip

noun

Definition of field trip for Students

: a visit to a place (such as a museum) made by students to learn about something

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