What is Excursion?

Excursion definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a short trip or outing to some place, usually for a special purpose and with the intention of a prompt return: a pleasure excursion; a scientific excursion.
a trip on a train, ship, etc., at a reduced rate: weekend excursions to mountain resorts.
the group of persons making such a journey: an excursion of tourists.
a deviation or digression: excursions into futile philosophizing.

Physics. the displacement of a body or a point from a mean position or neutral value, as in an oscillation.
an accidental increase in the power level of a reactor, usually forcing its emergency shutdown.
Machinery. the range of stroke of any moving part.the stroke itself.

Obsolete. a sally or raid.

verb (used without object)
to go on or take an excursion.

of, relating to, or intended for use on excursions: an excursion fare; an excursion bus.


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