field

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[Field]

This word has many meanings such as a field of daffodils, a field of study, or a field of battle in a war. Think of a field as an area, either physically or subject wise.

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To take the field.

Noun
a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are outstanding in their field"

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a place where planes take off and land

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the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)

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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"

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all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event

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all of the horses in a particular horse race

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(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"

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

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a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"

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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"

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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"

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a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"

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a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"

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

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extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"

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the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

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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"

Verb
select (a team or individual player) for a game; "The Patriots fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"

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answer adequately or successfully; "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"

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play as a fielder

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catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket


n.
Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; the open country.

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A piece of land of considerable size; esp., a piece inclosed for tillage or pasture.

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A place where a battle is fought; also, the battle itself.

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An open space; an extent; an expanse.

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Any blank space or ground on which figures are drawn or projected.

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The space covered by an optical instrument at one view.

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The whole surface of an escutcheon; also, so much of it is shown unconcealed by the different bearings upon it. See Illust. of Fess, where the field is represented as gules (red), while the fess is argent (silver).

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An unresticted or favorable opportunity for action, operation, or achievement; province; room.

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A collective term for all the competitors in any outdoor contest or trial, or for all except the favorites in the betting.

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That part of the grounds reserved for the players which is outside of the diamond; -- called also outfield.

v. i.
To take the field.

v. i.
To stand out in the field, ready to catch, stop, or throw the ball.

v. t.
To catch, stop, throw, etc. (the ball), as a fielder.


Field

Field , v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fielded; p. pr. & vb. n. Fielding.] 1. To take the field. [Obs.] Spenser. 2. (Ball Playing) To stand out in the field, ready to catch, stop, or throw the ball.

Field

Field, v. t. (Ball Playing) To catch, stop, throw, etc. (the ball), as a fielder.

To take the field.

To catch, stop, throw, etc. (the ball), as a fielder.

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Usage Examples

Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interest you.

A woman can be very beautiful and an ideal model and she will photograph incredibly well, but she'll appear in film and it won't work. What works is some fusion of physical beauty with some mental field or whatever you call it. I don't know.

An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted.

Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.

Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day, when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony, they are still fine privates outstanding, well motivated privates.

Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.

All things on earth point home in old October sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.

Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories.

By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric field and thus giving them a certain velocity, it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral, stationary atoms.

Competing in both track and field and basketball for the Bruins I have a lot of great memories to choose from. But my all-time favorite moment in collegiate sports has to be in 1982 when we won UCLA's first NCAA title in track.

At a time when nobody thought we'd ever see a new steel mill built in America, we took a chance and built one in a corn field in Indiana. Today Steel Dynamics is one of the largest steel producers in the United States.

Choose a field that will supply sufficient remuneration to provide adequately for your companion and your children. I bear testimony that these criteria are very important in choosing your life's work.

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