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Definition of Field
Noun: field feeld
- A piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
"he planted a field of wheat"
- A region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
"they made a tour of Civil War fields of battle";
- battlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor [US]
- Somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected
"anthropologists do much of their work in the field"
- A branch of knowledge
"in what subject field is his doctorate?";
- discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field of study, study, bailiwick
- The space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
- field of force, force field
- A particular kind of commercial enterprise
"they are outstanding in their field";
- field of operation, line of business
- A particular environment or walk of life
"his social field is limited";
- sphere, domain, area, orbit, arena
- A piece of land prepared for playing a game
"the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field";
- playing field, athletic field, playing area
- Extensive tract of level open land
"he longed for the fields of his youth";
- plain, champaign, flatland
- (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1
"the set of all rational numbers is a field"
- (military) a region in which active military operations are in progress
"the army was in the field awaiting action";
- field of operations, theater [US], theater of operations [US], theatre, theatre of operations
- (horse racing) all of the horses in a particular horse race
- All the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event
- A geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found
"the diamond fields of South Africa"
- (computing) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information
- The area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)
- field of view
- A place where planes take off and land
- airfield, landing field, flying field
- Catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
- (sport) play as a fielder
- Answer adequately or successfully
"The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
- Select (a team or individual player) for a game
"The Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"
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