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Meaning of field

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he
           planted a field of wheat"
      2: a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they
         made a tour of Civil War battlefields" [syn: {battlefield},
         {battleground}, {field of battle}, {field of honor}, {field}]
      3: 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
      4: 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" [syn:
         {discipline}, {subject}, {subject area}, {subject field},
         {field}, {field of study}, {study}, {bailiwick}]
      5: the space around a radiating body within which its
         electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another
         similar body not in contact with it [syn: {field}, {field of
         force}, {force field}]
      6: a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are
         outstanding in their field" [syn: {field}, {field of
         operation}, {line of business}]
      7: 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" [syn: {sphere}, {domain}, {area}, {orbit},
         {field}, {arena}]
      8: a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd
         cheered when Princeton took the field" [syn: {playing field},
         {athletic field}, {playing area}, {field}]
      9: extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the
         woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of
         his youth" [syn: {plain}, {field}, {champaign}]
      10: (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
      11: 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" [syn:
          {field}, {field of operations}, {theater}, {theater of
          operations}, {theatre}, {theatre of operations}]
      12: all of the horses in a particular horse race
      13: all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting
      14: a geographic region (land or sea) under which something
          valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa"
      15: (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters
          comprising a unit of information
      16: the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)
          [syn: {field}, {field of view}]
      17: a place where planes take off and land [syn: {airfield},
          {landing field}, {flying field}, {field}]
      v 1: catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
      2: play as a fielder
      3: answer adequately or successfully; "The lawyer fielded all
         questions from the press"
      4: select (a team or individual player) for a game; "The
         Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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