Associations to the word «Field»


FIELD, noun. ​A land area free of woodland, cities, and towns; open country.
FIELD, noun. ​A wide, open space that is usually used to grow crops or to hold farm animals.
FIELD, noun. The open country near or belonging to a town or city—usually used in plural.
FIELD, noun. ​A physical phenomenon, such as force, potential, or fluid velocity, that pervades a region.
FIELD, noun. ​A course of study or domain of knowledge or practice.
FIELD, noun. An area that can be seen at a given time.
FIELD, noun. ​A place where a battle is fought; a battlefield.
FIELD, noun. ​An area reserved for playing a game.
FIELD, noun. A realm of practical, direct, or natural operation, contrasting with an office, classroom, or laboratory.
FIELD, noun. ​(algebra) A commutative ring with identity for which every nonzero element has a multiplicative inverse.
FIELD, noun. ​(geology) A region containing a particular mineral.
FIELD, noun. ​(heraldry) The background of the shield.
FIELD, noun. ​(computing) An area of memory or storage reserved for a particular value.
FIELD, noun. A component of a database record in which a single unit of information is stored.
FIELD, noun. A physical or virtual location for the input of information in the form of characters.
FIELD, noun. (baseball) (obsolete) The team in a match that throws the ball and tries to catch it when it is hit by the other team (the bat).
FIELD, noun. (baseball) The outfield.
FIELD, noun. An unrestricted or favourable opportunity for action, operation, or achievement.
FIELD, noun. All of the competitors in any outdoor contest or trial, or all except the favourites in the betting.
FIELD, verb. (transitive) (sports) To intercept or catch (a ball) and play it.
FIELD, verb. (baseball) (softball) (cricket) (and other batting sports) To be the team catching and throwing the ball, as opposed to hitting it.
FIELD, verb. (transitive) (sports) To place a team in (a game).
FIELD, verb. (transitive) To answer; to address.
FIELD, verb. (transitive) To defeat.
FIELD, verb. (transitive) To execute research (in the field).
FIELD, proper noun. A surname​.
FIELD APPLICATION ENGINEER, noun. Alternative form of field applications engineer
FIELD APPLICATIONS ENGINEER, noun. An engineer in charge of both pre-sales support and project management.
FIELD ARTILLERY, noun. The part of an army's artillery which consists of (light) fieldpieces (canons, howitzers) which are mobile enough to deploy on the (battle) field, as opposed to the fixed guns in fortifications or naval artillery; usually excludes antiaircraft.
FIELD AXIOM, noun. (mathematics) any of the several axioms that an object should meet to be considered a mathematical field
FIELD AXIOMS, noun. (definite) (mathematics) the requirements for an object to be considered a field:
FIELD AXIOMS, noun. Plural of field axiom
FIELD CORN, noun. (US) Any variety of corn grown primarily for fodder.
FIELD DAY, noun. (military) A parade day.
FIELD DAY, noun. A school day for athletic events; a sports day.
FIELD DAY, noun. A day of class taken away from school for a field trip.
FIELD DAY, noun. (idiomatic) A great time or a great deal to do.
FIELD DAY, noun. (idiomatic) A great time or a great deal to do, at somebody else's expense.
FIELD DAY, noun. (US military) (specifically US Navy) (US Coast Guard and US Marine Corps) A day on which there is top-to-bottom all-hands cleaning.
FIELD DAYS, noun. Plural of field day
FIELD DRESS, verb. (hunting) to perform a basic gutting of a game animal, without more detailed procedures such as skinning.
FIELD EFFECT, noun. The use of an electric field to control the conductivity of a channel in a semiconductor, as in FET.
FIELD EFFECTS, noun. Plural of field effect
FIELD EMISSION, noun. (physics) the emission of electrons from a metal or semiconductor, under the influence of a strong electric field, by quantum tunneling
FIELD EMISSION DISPLAY, noun. (electronics) a flat panel display technology that uses large-area field electron sources to provide electrons that strike coloured phosphors to produce a colour image. In a general sense, an FED consists of a matrix of cathode ray tubes, each tube producing a single sub-pixel, grouped in threes to form red-green-blue (RGB) pixels.
FIELD EMISSION MICROSCOPE, noun. (physics) the instrument used in field emission microscopy
FIELD EMISSION MICROSCOPES, noun. Plural of field emission microscope
FIELD EMISSION MICROSCOPY, noun. (physics) a technique that uses field emission of electrons or positive ions from the needle-shaped tip of an emitter to produce a magnified image of the emitter surface (showing each atom) on a fluorescent screen
FIELD GAME, noun. A game resembling football, but with a smaller ball and rugby-like scrums, played at Eton College.
FIELD GLASS, noun. A pair of binoculars for observing "in the field".
FIELD GLASS, noun. A small monocular refracting telescope.
FIELD GLASS, noun. The larger of the image lenses of an optical device.
FIELD GLASSES, noun. Binoculars.
FIELD GOAL, noun. (American football) When the ball is kicked through the uprights and over the crossbar (not after a touchdown) for 3 points.
FIELD GOAL, noun. (basketball) A made shot that was not a free throw.
FIELD GOALS, noun. Plural of field goal
FIELD GRADE, noun. Each of the commissions which rank a (para)military officer below the (highest) class of general officers, but above other commissioned officers and NCOs.
FIELD GUIDE, noun. A book intended to help the reader to identify wildlife or other natural objects.
FIELD GUIDES, noun. Plural of field guide
FIELD GUN, noun. An artillery piece, originally a smaller gun that could accompany a field army on the march and when in combat could be moved about the battlefield in response to changing circumstances.
FIELD GUNS, noun. Plural of field gun
FIELD HAND, noun. (chiefly US) An outdoor worker on a farm, plantation, or ranch.
FIELD HANDS, noun. Plural of field hand
FIELD HOCKEY, noun. A form of hockey played on a grassed pitch with a hard rubber ball instead of a puck.
FIELD HORSETAIL, noun. A plant in the taxonomic genus Equisetum (horsetails); Equisetum arvense.
FIELD HORSETAILS, noun. Plural of field horsetail
FIELD HOSPITAL, noun. A large mobile medical unit that temporarily takes care of casualties before they can be safely transported to more permanent hospital facilities.
FIELD HOSPITALS, noun. Plural of field hospital
FIELD HOUSE, noun. (rare) A tent.
FIELD HOUSE, noun. (North America) A large building for indoor sports, particularly at colleges.
FIELD HOUSE, noun. (North America) A building for equipment storage and changing rooms (locker rooms) by an outdoor sports field.
FIELD HOUSES, noun. Plural of field house
FIELD KITCHEN, noun. A mobile kitchen used to provision personnel on or near the site of a military operation.
FIELD LACROSSE, noun. A variety of lacrosse played by men.
FIELD LINE, noun. (physics) A line of constant strength in a field
FIELD MAPLE, noun. A maple tree of the species Acer campestre
FIELD MARSHAL, noun. (military ranks) In certain nations the highest military rank, ranking below only the commander in chief; now essentially disused.
FIELD MARSHALS, noun. Plural of field marshal
FIELD MICE, noun. Plural of field mouse
FIELD MOUSE, noun. (North America) A small vole such as the meadow vole.
FIELD MOUSE, noun. One of several species of mice in genus Apodemus found in Eurasia and Africa.
FIELD MOUSE, noun. One of several species of mice in genus Akodon found in South America.
FIELD OF FIRE, noun. The area that a projectile weapon (or group of weapons) can reach from a given position.
FIELD OF FORCE, noun. (physics) A force field
FIELD OF HONOR, noun. Any place a duel was fought.
FIELD OF PLAY, noun. Alternative form of playing field
FIELD OF STUDY, noun. An area of academic concentration; a discipline.
FIELD OF VIEW, noun. (optics) The angular extent of what can be seen, either with the eye or with an optical instrument or camera.
FIELD OF VISION, noun. The area that a person can see (with each eye) without turning the head
FIELD OFFICER, noun. A (para)military commissioned officer who holds a field grade, ranking under general officers but above lower grades and fit to command medium-size units on the field, such as a battalion or regiment; or a non-army equivalents in rank.
FIELD RESTRICTION, noun. (cricket) A rule governing the placement of fielders (within an oval drawn on the pitch) at certain times during the innings of a one-day match.
FIELD SALAD, noun. A salad made of assorted greens such as one might find growing wild in fields
FIELD SALAD, noun. A plant used in salads, corn salad or mâche, Valerianella locusta
FIELD SEAM, noun. (construction) A splice or seam made in the field (not factory) where overlapping sheets are joined together using an adhesive, splicing tape, or heat or solvent welding.
FIELD SHIFT, noun. (physics) The portion of an isotope shift produced by the changing shape of a nucleus upon the addition of a neutron
FIELD SHIFTS, noun. Plural of field shift
FIELD SOBRIETY TEST, noun. (US) A series of physical tasks, such as walking a straight line, used by police to determine if a person is under the influence of alcohol.
FIELD STRIP, verb. To dismantle a firearm to the maximum extent possible without requiring tools.
FIELD STRIP, verb. To take apart a cigarette butt for the purpose of reducing litter.
FIELD STRIPPED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of field strip
FIELD STRIPPING, verb. Present participle of field strip
FIELD STRIPS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of field strip
FIELD THEORY, noun. The branch of mathematics dealing with the algebraic structure of fields.
FIELD TRIAL, noun. A contest between gun dogs
FIELD TRIAL, noun. A practical test, especially one conducted in the wild
FIELD TRIP, noun. A trip, usually in a group and especially by students, to a place of special interest for education, research or exploration; a trip into the field.
FIELD TRIPS, noun. Plural of field trip
FIELD TUBE, noun. A single-ended thimble tube in a boiler, with an internal tube to encourage circulation.
FIELD TUBES, noun. Plural of field tube
FIELD UNIT, noun. A military unit destined to be fielded in tactical operations
FIELD VOLE, noun. A species of vole, Microtus agrestis.
FIELD VOLES, noun. Plural of field vole
FIELD WORK, noun. A temporary fortification in the field
FIELD WORK, noun. (in scientific research) The collection of raw data, in the field
FIELD WORKS, noun. Plural of field work

Dictionary definition

FIELD, noun. A piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat".
FIELD, noun. A region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields".
FIELD, noun. 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".
FIELD, noun. 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, noun. The space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it.
FIELD, noun. A particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are outstanding in their field".
FIELD, noun. 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".
FIELD, noun. A piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field".
FIELD, noun. 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, noun. (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, noun. 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, noun. All of the horses in a particular horse race.
FIELD, noun. All the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event.
FIELD, noun. A geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa".
FIELD, noun. (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information.
FIELD, noun. The area that is visible (as through an optical instrument).
FIELD, noun. A place where planes take off and land.
FIELD, verb. Catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket.
FIELD, verb. Play as a fielder.
FIELD, verb. Answer adequately or successfully; "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press".
FIELD, verb. Select (a team or individual player) for a game; "The Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl".

Wise words

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Victor Hugo