field trip

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field trip a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination
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Usage

In literature:

Sometimes we'll attend a public lecture or a field trip to the desert.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
One last trip he was making to Skyland before departing to other salad fields.
"Waifs and Strays" by O. Henry
Professor Mantelish hadn't yet got back from his latest field trip, and Major Heslet Quillan just wasn't there.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
Grant's trip to Norway promised a rich harvest in a new field, so he went there with romantic anticipations.
"Chasing the Sun" by R.M. Ballantyne
You could hear ripping diaphragms all over the stadium when they tripped out on the field.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
A steady, regular footstep; no light trip of children; and the hands were in the field, and this was not a step like any of them.
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
Secretary Beard's trip through the Southern field was a delight to the workers and students.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 2, April, 1900" by Various
He was always welcomed as a companion on the field trips.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
Fall term, two lectures and one field trip a week; counts 3.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
Over the corn-fields half hid by the clover came a young girl tripping lightly along.
"Daisy Brooks" by Laura Jean Libbey
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In news:

Google has a cool new app for Android, called " Field Trip ".
Taking Google's Field Trip app for a spin: Watch out for the potholes.
Career exploration field trip .
The new Field Trip app for Android phones clues you in to nearby hotspots — and not the wireless variety.
Caddo Schools field trip under fire.
Much More Than a Field Trip for Area Kids.
Seven Sonoma teens were invited on a special private tour of the CBS Channel 5 studios in San Francisco, thanks to Sonoma Teen Services' Skills for Life Career Field Trip program.
County lawmakers and area elected officials will be hitting the water next week for a late-summer field trip .
A daycare faces several citations after leaving a four-year-old girl behind after a field trip last month.
Tigers rewarded with field trip .
The Raiders, who make a quarter-mile march from the new high school up the hill to the football field and back after each game, finally had a spring in their step for the return trip.
Field Trip To A Fungi Foray .
MERIDIAN — Discussion about a recent field trip was a highlight of the November meeting of the Friendship Garden Club.
Outdoors field trip day gets youngsters an increasingly rare chance to be hands-on with the natural world.
Field Trip To A Fungi Foray.
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