Definition of field notes in English:

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field notes

Entry from British & World English dictionary

plural noun

Notes made by a person who is engaged in fieldwork.
Example sentences
  • His scientific training and passion for the work culminated in the highly detailed, yet sometimes cryptic and paranoiac, archive of field notes from which this book has been made.
  • The computer takes over the physical task of writing marginal codes, making photocopies of transcripts or field notes, cutting out all chunks of text relating to a code, and pasting them together.
  • These include personal diaries that Malinowski kept off and on from an early age, extensive correspondence between family and friends and of course his field notes and drafts of books and articles.

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