Pronunciation: fēld
n.1.Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; the open country.
2.A piece of land of considerable size; esp., a piece inclosed for tillage or pasture.
3.A place where a battle is fought; also, the battle itself.
What though the field be lost?
- Milton.
4.An open space; an extent; an expanse.
Without covering, save yon field of stars.
- Shak.
5.(Her.) 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).
6.An unresticted or favorable opportunity for action, operation, or achievement; province; room.
Afforded a clear field for moral experiments.
- Macaulay.
7.A collective term for all the competitors in any outdoor contest or trial, or for all except the favorites in the betting.
8.(Baseball) That part of the grounds reserved for the players which is outside of the diamond; - called also outfield.
Coal field
(Geol.) See under Coal.
Field artillery
light ordnance mounted on wheels, for the use of a marching army.
Field basil
(Bot.) a plant of the Mint family (Calamintha Acinos); - called also basil thyme.
Field colors
(Mil.) small flags for marking out the positions for squadrons and battalions; camp colors.
Field cricket
(Zool.) a large European cricket (Gryllus campestric), remarkable for its loud notes.
Field day
a - A day in the fields.
b - (Mil.) A day when troops are taken into the field for instruction in evolutions.
c - A day of unusual exertion or display; a gala day.
- Farrow.
Field driver
in New England, an officer charged with the driving of stray cattle to the pound.
Field duck
(Zool.) the little bustard (Otis tetrax), found in Southern Europe.
Field glass
a - (Optics) A binocular telescope of compact form; a lorgnette; a race glass.
b - A small achromatic telescope, from 20 to 24 inches long, and having 3 to 6 draws.
c - See Field lens.
Field lark
a - (Zool.) The skylark.
b - The tree pipit.
Field lens
(Optics) that one of the two lenses forming the eyepiece of an astronomical telescope or compound microscope which is nearer the object glass; - called also field glass.
Field madder
(Bot.) a plant (Sherardia arvensis) used in dyeing.
Field marshal
(Mil.) the highest military rank conferred in the British and other European armies.
Field officer
(Mil.) an officer above the rank of captain and below that of general.
Field officer's court
(U.S.Army) a court-martial consisting of one field officer empowered to try all cases, in time of war, subject to jurisdiction of garrison and regimental courts.
Field plover
(Zool.) the black-bellied plover (Charadrius squatarola); also sometimes applied to the Bartramian sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda).
- Farrow.
Field spaniel
(Zool.) a small spaniel used in hunting small game.
Field sparrow
a - (Zool.) A small American sparrow (Spizella pusilla).
b - The hedge sparrow.
Field staff
(Mil.) a staff formerly used by gunners to hold a lighted match for discharging a gun.
Field vole
(Zool.) the European meadow mouse.
Field of ice
a large body of floating ice; a pack.
in a telescope or microscope, the entire space within which objects are seen.
Field magnet
see under Magnet.
Magnetic field
See Magnetic.
To back the field
See under Back, v. t.
To keep the field
a - (Mil.) To continue a campaign.
b - To maintain one's ground against all comers.
To lay against the field
to bet on (a horse, etc.) against all comers.
To take the field
(Mil.) to enter upon a campaign.
v. i.1.To take the field.
[imp. & p. p. Fielded; p. pr. & vb. n. Fielding.]
2.(Ball Playing) To stand out in the field, ready to catch, stop, or throw the ball.
v. t.1.(Ball Playing) To catch, stop, throw, etc. (the ball), as a fielder.
Noun1.field - a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"
2.Fieldfield - a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"
3.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"
4.field - 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"
5.field - the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
6.field - a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are outstanding in their field"
7.field - 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"
Synonyms: arena, domain, sphere, area, orbit
8.Fieldfield - a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
9.Fieldfield - extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"
Synonyms: champaign, plain
10.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"
11.field - 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"
12.field - all of the horses in a particular horse race
13.field - all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event
14.field - a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa"
15.field - (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information
16.field - the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)
Synonyms: field of view
17.Fieldfield - a place where planes take off and land
Verb1.field - catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
2.field - play as a fielder
3.field - answer adequately or successfully; "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
4.field - select (a team or individual player) for a game; "The Patriots fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"
(data, database)field - An area of a database record, or graphical user interface form, into which a particular item of data is entered.

Example usage: "The telephone number field is not really a numerical field", "Why do we need a four-digit field for the year?".

A database column is the set of all instances of a given field from all records in a table.
To see green fields in your dream, symbolizes great abundance, freedom, and happiness. You may also be going through a period of personal growth. Alternatively, this dream may simply be an expression for your love of nature.` To see freshly ploughed fields in your dream, signifies growth, early rise to wealth and fortunate advancements to places of honour. 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Field basil
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