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Field work   /fild wərk/   Listen
Field work

An investigation carried out in the field rather than in a laboratory or headquarters.

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"Field work" Quotes from Famous Books

... study of nature and her creatures one should go into the woods and fields as much as possible and study them where they are found. In this way one can determine how they live together, what they feed on and the various other questions which the inquisitive mind of a healthy child will ask. When field work is not possible, gather the insects and keep them alive in jars where they can be fed and observed. Some forms cannot be kept in confinement and in such cases samples should be killed and pinned, thereby forming ...
— An Elementary Study of Insects • Leonard Haseman

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