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〔 fild 〕


〔 fiːld 〕

Overview of noun field

The noun field has 17 senses

  • field -- (a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat")

  • battlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor, field -- (a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields")

  • field -- (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")

  • discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick -- (a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings")

  • field, field of force, force field -- (the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it)

  • field, field of operation, line of business -- (a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are outstanding in their field")

  • sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena -- (a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit")

  • playing field, athletic field, playing area, field -- (a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field")

  • plain, field, champaign -- (extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth")

  • field -- ((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")

  • field, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations -- (a region in which active military operations are in progress; "the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years")

  • field -- (all of the horses in a particular horse race)

  • field -- (all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event)

  • field -- (a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa")

  • field -- ((computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information)

  • field, field of view -- (the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument))

  • airfield, landing field, flying field, field -- (a place where planes take off and land)

Overview of verb field

The verb field has 4 senses

  • field -- (catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket)

  • field -- (play as a fielder)

  • field -- (answer adequately or successfully; "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press")

  • field -- (select (a team or individual player) for a game; "The Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl")