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Definition of "field" []

  • A broad, level, open expanse of land. (noun)
  • A meadow: a field of buttercups. (noun)
  • A cultivated expanse of land, especially one devoted to a particular crop: a field of corn. (noun)
  • A portion of land or a geologic formation containing a specified natural resource. (noun)
  • A wide unbroken expanse, as of ice. (noun)
  • An open tract of uncultivated grassland; meadow (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A piece of land cleared of trees and undergrowth, usually enclosed with a fence or hedge and used for pasture or growing crops (noun)
  • A limited or marked off area, usually of mown grass, on which any of various sports, athletic competitions, etc, are held (noun)
  • An area that is rich in minerals or other natural resources (noun)
  • The mounted followers that hunt with a pack of hounds (noun)
  • All the runners in a particular race or competitors in a competition (noun)
  • The runners in a race or competitors in a competition excluding the favourite (noun)
  • The fielders collectively, esp with regard to their positions (noun)
  • A wide or open expanse (noun)
  • An area of human activity (noun)
  • A sphere or division of knowledge, interest, etc (noun)
  • A place away from the laboratory, office, library, etc, usually out of doors, where practical work is done or original material or data collected (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The surface or background, as of a flag, coin, or heraldic shield, on which a design is displayed (noun)
  • The area within which an object may be observed with a telescope, microscope, etc (noun)
  • A region of space that is a vector field (noun)
  • A region of space under the influence of some scalar quantity, such as temperature (noun)
  • A set of entities subject to two binary operations, addition and multiplication, such that the set is a commutative group under addition and the set, minus the zero, is a commutative group under multiplication and multiplication is distributive over addition (noun)
  • The set of elements that are either arguments or values of a function; the union of its domain and range (noun)
  • A set of one or more characters comprising a unit of information (noun)
  • A predetermined section of a record (noun)
  • One of two or more sets of scanning lines which when interlaced form the complete picture (noun)
  • The open country (noun)
  • Of or relating to equipment, personnel, etc, specifically designed or trained for operations in the field (noun)
  • To stop, catch, or return (the ball) as a fielder (verb)
  • To send (a player or team) onto the field to play (verb)
  • (of a player or team) to act or take turn as a fielder or fielders (verb)
  • To put (an army, a unit, etc) in the field (verb)
  • To enter (a person) in a competition (verb)
  • To deal with or handle, esp adequately and by making a reciprocal gesture (verb)

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Use "field" in a sentence
  • "Thus, if the tincture of the field should occur a second time, reference is made to it in the formula -- “_of the field_:” or, perhaps more frequently -- “_of the first_;” or, if the tincture that is named second in order in the blazoning be repeated, it is indicated by the expression -- “_of the second_;” and so on."
  • "Btw, if the bean fields start with a leading '_', ain´t using this. _field = field kinda superfluous?"
  • "Exogenous homeopathic effects • All these technologies, used as sources of artificial or natural EI, can influence the state of the \ "life field" by resonance, • (human) bioluminescence has all the properties of the \ "cosmic EI field\". • interference established between the bioluminescent field of the body / organ / cell tissue and the induced stimuli of the"