Carried out or working in the natural environment, rather than in a laboratory or office
(of an employee or work) Away from the home office; remote
a field representative
(of military equipment) Light and mobile for use on campaign
Used in names of animals or plants found in the open country, rather than among buildings or as cultivated varieties
Denoting a game played outdoors on a marked field
Play as a fielder
Catch or stop (the ball)
he fielded the ball cleanly, but threw it down the right-field line
Send out (a team or individual) to play in a game
a high school that traditionally fielded mediocre teams
(of a political party) Nominate (a candidate) to run in an election
a radical political party that is beginning to field candidates in local elections
Deploy (an army)
no one had the power to field an army of any consequence
Deal with (a difficult question, telephone call, etc.)
she has fielded five calls from salespeople
An area of open land, esp. one planted with crops or pasture, typically bounded by hedges or fences
a wheat field
a field of corn
A piece of land used for a particular purpose, esp. an area marked out for a game or sport
a football field
Defensive play or the defensive positions collectively
he is fast in the field and on the bases
A large area of land or water completely covered in a particular substance, esp. snow or ice
an ice field
An area rich in a natural product, typically oil or gas
an oil field
An area on which a battle is fought
a field of battle
An area on a flag with a single background color
fifty white stars on a blue field
many a bloody field was to be fought
A place where a subject of scientific study or artistic representation can be observed in its natural location or context
A particular branch of study or sphere of activity or interest
we talked to professionals in various fields
A part of a record, representing an item of data
A general area of meaning within which individual words make particular distinctions
A space or range within which objects are visible from a particular viewpoint or through a piece of apparatus
the stars drift through this telescope's field of view
The surface of an escutcheon or of one of its divisions
All the participants in a contest or sport
he destroyed the rest of the field with a devastating injection of speed
The region in which a particular condition prevails, esp. one in which a force or influence is effective regardless of the presence or absence of a material medium
The force exerted or potentially exerted in such an area
the variation in the strength of the field
A system subject to two binary operations analogous to those for the multiplication and addition of real numbers, and having similar commutative and distributive laws
a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"
catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
battlefield: a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"
play as a fielder
answer adequately or successfully; "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
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"
In agriculture, the word field refers generally to an area of land enclosed or otherwise and used for agricultural purposes such as: * Cultivating crops * Usage as a paddock or, generally, an enclosure of livestock * Land left to lie fallow or as arable land
Field is one of the core concepts used by French social scientist Pierre Bourdieu. A field is a setting in which agents and their social positions are located. ...
In computer science, data that has several parts can be divided into fields. For example, a computer may represent today's date as three distinct fields: the day, the month and the year.
In the context of Spatial Analysis, Geographic Information Systems, and Geographic Information Science, the term field has been adopted from physics, in which it denotes a quantity that can be theoretically assigned to any point of space, such as temperature or density. ...
In heraldry, the background of the shield is called the field. The field is usually composed of one or more tinctures (colours or metals) or furs. The field may be divided or may consist of a variegated pattern.
FIELD magazine is a twice-yearly literary magazine published by Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio and focusing on contemporary poetry and poetics.
A land area free of woodland, cities, and towns; open country; A wide, open space that is usually used to grow crops or to hold farm animals; The open country near or belonging to a city -- usually used in plural; A region affected by a particular force; A course of study or domain of knowledge ...
(Fields) (in Electronic databases) -- A particular section of a bibliographic record containing specific information such as the author, title, or publication date of an item.
(Fields) The portions of a displayed frame that are scanned alternately in an interlaced refreshing scheme. In broadcast television, the lines in the two fields alternate, and each field contains half of the scan lines.
(FIELDS) any of the flat surfaces on a coin with no imprint or design. Also see DEVICES
(FIELDS) are the smooth areas of coins. The areas that lack any raised design or inscription.
(Fields) A section on the computer record used for a defined category or purpose. For example, the author field in a bibliographic record, is where the name of the author is located.
(Fields) Astronomy, Physics and Mathematics
(Fields) Choose to show / hide , requires /not requires any fields on order form .
(Fields) Devolved policy areas within which the National Assembly for Wales will be able to seek legislation competence to enact Measures under Part 3 of the 2006 Act (these Fields are specified in Schedule 5 to the Government of Wales Act 2006 and can be added in the future to either by an Act ...
(Fields) Each column in a table is referred to as a field. A field is a collection of data on a particular parameter (for example all customer names, all addresses, all phone numbers, etc).
(Fields) Each document contains a set of fields. Typical fields might be “title”, “content”, “url”, “keywords”, “status”, “date”, etc. Fields can be indexed (so they’re searchable) and/or stored with the document. Storing the field makes it available in search results. ...
(Fields) Each record is made up of one or more fields. A single characteristic in a table’s design that appears in a datasheet as a column. (AC 9)
(Fields) In a simple deck, there are two fields: "Front" and "Back". You can add more fields as necessary.