field field  /ˈfild/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
  2. (n) a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
  3. (n) somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected
  4. (n) a branch of knowledge
  5. (n) the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
  6. (n) a particular kind of commercial enterprise
  7. (n) a particular environment or walk of life
  8. (n) a piece of land prepared for playing a game
  9. (n) extensive tract of level open land
  10. (n) (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
  11. (n) a region in which active military operations are in progress
  12. (n) all of the horses in a particular horse race
  13. (n) all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event
  14. (n) a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found
  15. (n) (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information
  16. (n) the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)
  17. (n) a place where planes take off and land
  18. (v) catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
  19. (v) play as a fielder
  20. (v) answer adequately or successfully
  21. (v) select (a team or individual player) for a game

Usage(s):

  1. The game has changed a lot since the days when a field goal was worth five points and a touchdown only two.
  2. The current generates a magnetic field around the wire that pushes against the field of the magnet.

News

  1. Field day planned for dairy farmers

    The first University of Missouri Extension Dairy Field Day is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday at the University of Missouri Southwest Research Center located on Highway H south of Mount Vernon.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader

  2. Chapel Field Christian High School graduation

    Chapel Field Christian High School graduates gather and pause for prayer before the start of their commencement in Pine Bush on Saturday.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

  3. Kyle Field's planned expansion will boost capacity to 109,000 for 2014 season

    Kyle Field's planned expansion will boost capacity to 109,000 for 2014 season Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 3:09 pm, Friday, June 14, 2013 Aggies and their friends have been buzzing for months about the planned expansion of Kyle Field, the stadium in College Station ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "This episode represents a calculated and deliberate attempt to avoid longstanding rules designed to encourage fair play and promote honest competition on the playing field," Goodell wrote.
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. In a statement issued Thursday night, Arizona managing partner Ken Kendrick called the firings "a significant decision, but one that we find necessary in order to achieve a direction of winning consistently on the field again."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Ken Kendrick Source: SI.com

  3. "Obviously, I didn't want to say too much [Tuesday] night, but I knew something was wrong with me," Peavy said. "When I walked off the field, I told you guys from the get-go, if you see me not take the post or walk off the field as I did...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Jake Peavy Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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