battlefield battlefield  /ˈbæ təl ˌfild/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought

Usage(s):

  1. The wounds of the battlefield casualty often cry out for the most advanced skills of modern medicine.
  2. Battle Tested A military robot designed for search and rescue can retrieve injured soldiers from the battlefield.
  3. China is already focusing on space as a potential battlefield.

News

  1. Gettysburg Offers Lessons on Battlefield Medicine

    Gettysburg still inspires battlefield medicine with lessons for Afghanistan and other wars        
    on June 22, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. PRINCETON: Battlefield Society ruled against in IAS housing case

    PRINCETON —The Princeton Battlefield Society lost in court Friday an attempt to stop the Institute for Advanced Study from building faculty housing on part of the Revolutionary War battlefield.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Princeton Packet

  3. Battlefield 4 'Spectator Mode' jumps into many soldiers' boots

    Daniel Matros, producer on Battlefield 4 , gives us a look at the new Spectator Mode direct from E3 . The voyeur mode is there for those soldiers who want to watch a battle go down, but don't want to participate in the skirmish directly. Spectating is live, with no delay - which may present problems with ghosting in the final game, though it should be noted that this is pre-Alpha gameplay from ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Joystiq

Quotes

  1. "There is one thing we will not do: We will not pull our troops off the battlefield before the mission is complete," Bush said.
    on Oct 21, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Bernama

  2. "My expectation is that when you look back on these years you will look back and see a time when we put a stop against discrimination ...... whether in the office or the battlefield," Obama said.
    on Oct 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  3. "Clearly, taking a major terrorist off the battlefield is an important thing, and if we can confirm it, if this did happen, without question it would be a significant and positive development," Ryan Crocker, the American ambassador to Baghdad,...
    on May 1, 2007 By: Ryan Crocker Source: New York Times

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