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See: Physical Field, Mathematical Field, Data Attribute, Formal Field, Field of Study, Field Study, Numeric Field.
- (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=field
* S: (n) field (a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed) "he planted a field of wheat" * S: (n) battlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor, field (a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought) "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields" * S: (n) field (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" * S: (n) discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick (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" * S: (n) field, field of force, force field (the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it) * S: (n) field, field of operation, line of business (a particular kind of commercial enterprise) "they are outstanding in their field" * S: (n) sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena (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" * S: (n) playing field, athletic field, playing area, field (a piece of land prepared for playing a game) "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field" * S: (n) plain, field, champaign (extensive tract of level open land) "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth" * S: (n) field ((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" * S: (n) field, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations (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" * S: (n) field (all of the horses in a particular horse race) * S: (n) field (all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event) * S: (n) field (a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found) "the diamond fields of South Africa" * S: (n) field ((computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information) * S: (n) field, field of view (the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)) * S: (n) airfield, landing field, flying field, field (a place where planes take off and land) * S: (v) field (catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket) * S: (v) field (play as a fielder) * S: (v) field (answer adequately or successfully) "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press" * S: (v) field (select (a team or individual player) for a game) "The Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"