field work

field work
noun
an investigation carried out in the field rather than in a laboratory or headquarters
Hypernyms: ↑research

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field|work «FEELD WURK», noun.
1. = field work. (Cf. ↑field work)
2. a temporary fortification for defense made by soldiers in the field.
field work,
1. scientific or technical work done in the field, as by surveyors, geologists, or naturalists.
2. plowing, planting, or hoeing, or other work on the fields of a farm.

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