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field

 (fēld)
n.
1.
a. A broad, level, open expanse of land.
b. A meadow: cows grazing in a field.
c. A cultivated expanse of land, especially one devoted to a particular crop: a field of corn.
d. A portion of land or a geologic formation containing a specified natural resource: a copper field.
e. A wide unbroken expanse, as of ice.
2.
a. A battleground.
b. Archaic A battle.
c. The scene or an area of military operations or maneuvers: officers in the field.
3.
a. A background area, as on a flag, painting, or coin: a blue insignia on a field of red.
b. Heraldry The background of a shield or one of the divisions of the background.
4.
a. An area or setting of practical activity or application outside an office, school, factory, or laboratory: biologists working in the field; a product tested in the field.
b. An area or region where business activities are conducted: sales representatives in the field.
5. Sports
a. An area in which an athletic event takes place, especially the area inside or near to a running track, where field events are held.
b. In baseball, the positions on defense or the ability to play defense: She excels in the field.
c. In baseball, one of the three sections of the outfield: He can hit to any field.
6. A range, area, or subject of human activity, interest, or knowledge: several fields of endeavor.
7.
a. The contestants or participants in a competition or athletic event, especially those other than the favorite or winner.
b. The body of riders following a pack of hounds in hunting.
c. The people running in an election for a political office: The field has been reduced to three candidates.
8. Mathematics A set of elements having two operations, designated addition and multiplication, satisfying the conditions that multiplication is distributive over addition, that the set is a group under addition, and that the elements with the exception of the additive identity form a group under multiplication.
9. Physics A region of space characterized by a physical property, such as gravitational or electromagnetic force or fluid pressure, having a determinable value at every point in the region.
10. The usually circular area in which the image is rendered by the lens system of an optical instrument. Also called field of view.
11. Computers
a. An element of a database record in which one piece of information is stored.
b. A space, as on an online form or request for information, that accepts the input of text: an address field.
adj.
1. Growing, cultivated, or living in fields or open land.
2. Made, used, or carried on in the field: field operations.
3. Working, operating, or active in the field: field representatives of a firm.
v. field·ed, field·ing, fields
v.tr.
1.
a. Sports To catch or pick up (a ball) and often make a throw to another player, especially in baseball.
b. To respond to or deal with: fielded tough questions from the press.
2.
a. Sports To place in the playing area: field a team.
b. To nominate in an election: field a candidate.
c. To put into action; deploy: field an army of campaign workers.
3. To enter (data) into a field.
v.intr. Sports
To play as a fielder: How well can he field?
Idiom:
take the field
To begin or resume activity, as in a sport or military operations.

[Middle English feld, from Old English; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: field, bailiwick, domain, province, realm, sphere, territory, turf
These nouns denote an area of activity, thought, study, or interest: the field of comparative literature; considers marketing to be her bailiwick; the domain of physics; the province of politics; the realm of constitutional law; a task within his assistant's sphere; the territory of historical research; bureaucrats interested only in protecting their turf.

field

(fiːld)
n
1. (Agriculture) an open tract of uncultivated grassland; meadow.
2. (Agriculture) a piece of land cleared of trees and undergrowth, usually enclosed with a fence or hedge and used for pasture or growing crops: a field of barley.
3. (Soccer) a limited or marked off area, usually of mown grass, on which any of various sports, athletic competitions, etc, are held: a soccer field.
4. (Geological Science) an area that is rich in minerals or other natural resources: a coalfield.
5. (Military) short for battlefield, airfield
6. (Hunting) the mounted followers that hunt with a pack of hounds
7. (Horse Racing)
a. all the runners in a particular race or competitors in a competition
b. the runners in a race or competitors in a competition excluding the favourite
8. (Cricket) cricket the fielders collectively, esp with regard to their positions
9. a wide or open expanse: a field of snow.
10.
a. an area of human activity: the field of human knowledge.
b. a sphere or division of knowledge, interest, etc: his field is physics.
11.
a. a place away from the laboratory, office, library, etc, usually out of doors, where practical work is done or original material or data collected
b. (as modifier): a field course.
12. the surface or background, as of a flag, coin, or heraldic shield, on which a design is displayed
13. (General Physics) Also called: field of view the area within which an object may be observed with a telescope, microscope, etc
14. (General Physics) physics
b. a region of space that is a vector field
c. a region of space under the influence of some scalar quantity, such as temperature
15. (Mathematics) maths a set of entities subject to two binary operations, addition and multiplication, such that the set is a commutative group under addition and the set, minus the zero, is a commutative group under multiplication and multiplication is distributive over addition
16. (Mathematics) maths logic the set of elements that are either arguments or values of a function; the union of its domain and range
17. (Computer Science) computing
a. a set of one or more characters comprising a unit of information
b. a predetermined section of a record
18. (Broadcasting) television one of two or more sets of scanning lines which when interlaced form the complete picture
19. obsolete the open country: beasts of the field.
20. hold the field keep the field to maintain one's position in the face of opposition
21. (Military) military in an area in which operations are in progress
22. actively or closely involved with or working on something (rather than being in a more remote or administrative position)
23. lead the field to be in the leading or most pre-eminent position
24. leave the field informal to back out of a competition, contest, etc
25. take the field to begin or carry on activity, esp in sport or military operations
26. play the field informal to disperse one's interests or attentions among a number of activities, people, or objects
27. (Military) (modifier) military of or relating to equipment, personnel, etc, specifically designed or trained for operations in the field: a field gun; a field army.
vb
28. (Cricket) (tr) sport to stop, catch, or return (the ball) as a fielder
29. (Cricket) (tr) sport to send (a player or team) onto the field to play
30. (Cricket) (intr) sport (of a player or team) to act or take turn as a fielder or fielders
31. (Military) (tr) military to put (an army, a unit, etc) in the field
32. (tr) to enter (a person) in a competition: each party fielded a candidate.
33. (tr) informal to deal with or handle, esp adequately and by making a reciprocal gesture: to field a question.
[Old English feld; related to Old Saxon, Old High German feld, Old English fold earth, Greek platus broad]

Field

(fiːld)
n
(Biography) John. 1782–1837, Irish composer and pianist, lived in Russia from 1803: invented the nocturne

field

(fild)

n.
1. a piece of open or cleared land, esp. one suitable for pasture or tillage.
2.
a. a piece of ground devoted to sports or contests; playing field.
b. an area in which field events are held.
3. a sphere or branch of activity or interest: the field of teaching.
4. the area drawn on or serviced by a business or profession; outlying areas where practical activities or operations are carried on: our representatives in the field.
5. a job or research location away from regular workshop or study facilities, offices, or the like.
6.
a. the scene or area of active military operations.
b. a battleground.
c. a battle.
7. an expanse of anything: a field of ice.
8. any region characterized by a particular feature, resource, activity, etc.: an oil field.
9. the surface of a canvas, shield, flag, or coin on which something is portrayed: a gold star on a field of blue.
10. all the competitors in a contest, or all the competitors except for the leader.
11. (in betting) all the contestants or numbers that are grouped together as one.
12. Physics.
a. a region of space in which a force acts, as that around a magnet or a charged particle.
b. the quantity defined by the force acting on a given object or particle at each point in such a region.
13. the entire angular expanse visible through an optical instrument at a given time.
14. the structure in a generator or motor that produces a magnetic field around a rotating armature.
15. Math. a number system that has the same properties relative to the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division as the number system of all real numbers.
16. the area of a photographic subject that is taken in by a lens at a particular diaphragm opening.
17. the total complex of factors within which a psychological event occurs and is perceived as occurring.
18. a unit of information, as a person's name, that combines with related fields, as an official title or company name, to form one complete record in a computerized database.
v.t.
19.
a. (in baseball and cricket) to catch or pick up (the ball) in play.
b. to place (a player, group of players, or a team) in the field to play.
20. to answer skillfully: to field a difficult question.
21. to place in competition.
22. to put into action or on duty.
v.i.
23. to act as a fielder in baseball or cricket.
adj.
24. Sports.
a. of, taking place, or competed for on the field and not on the track, as the discus throw or shot put.
b. of or pertaining to field events.
25. of or pertaining to active combat service as distinguished from service in rear areas or at headquarters: a field soldier.
26. of or pertaining to a field.
27. working in the fields of a farm.
28. working as a salesperson, representative, etc., in the field: field agents.
29. grown or cultivated in a field.
Idioms:
play the field, Informal.
a. to engage in a broad range of activities.
b. to date a number of persons during the same period of time.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English feld]

Field

(fild)

n.
1. Cyrus West, 1819–92, U.S. financier.
2. Eugene, 1850–95, U.S. poet and journalist.

field

(fēld)
1. A region of space in which a physical force, such as magnetism or gravity, operates.
2. The area in which an image is visible to the eye or to an optical instrument.

Field

 competitors in a sporting event; the runners in a horse race; a stretch or expanse.
Examples: field of benefits, 1577; of clouds, 1860; of cricketers, 1850; of hounds [hunting], 1806; of horses [racing], 1771; of huntsmen, 1806; of ignorance, 1847; of miracles, 1712; of raillery; of runners [in races]; of stars, 1608; of woes, 1590.

field


Past participle: fielded
Gerund: fielding

Imperative
field
field
Present
I field
you field
he/she/it fields
we field
you field
they field
Preterite
I fielded
you fielded
he/she/it fielded
we fielded
you fielded
they fielded
Present Continuous
I am fielding
you are fielding
he/she/it is fielding
we are fielding
you are fielding
they are fielding
Present Perfect
I have fielded
you have fielded
he/she/it has fielded
we have fielded
you have fielded
they have fielded
Past Continuous
I was fielding
you were fielding
he/she/it was fielding
we were fielding
you were fielding
they were fielding
Past Perfect
I had fielded
you had fielded
he/she/it had fielded
we had fielded
you had fielded
they had fielded
Future
I will field
you will field
he/she/it will field
we will field
you will field
they will field
Future Perfect
I will have fielded
you will have fielded
he/she/it will have fielded
we will have fielded
you will have fielded
they will have fielded
Future Continuous
I will be fielding
you will be fielding
he/she/it will be fielding
we will be fielding
you will be fielding
they will be fielding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fielding
you have been fielding
he/she/it has been fielding
we have been fielding
you have been fielding
they have been fielding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fielding
you will have been fielding
he/she/it will have been fielding
we will have been fielding
you will have been fielding
they will have been fielding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fielding
you had been fielding
he/she/it had been fielding
we had been fielding
you had been fielding
they had been fielding
Conditional
I would field
you would field
he/she/it would field
we would field
you would field
they would field
Past Conditional
I would have fielded
you would have fielded
he/she/it would have fielded
we would have fielded
you would have fielded
they would have fielded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.field - a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosedfield - a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"
curtilage, grounds, yard - the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard"
campus - a field on which the buildings of a university are situated
firebreak, fireguard - a narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire
grain field, grainfield - a field where grain is grown
lawn - a field of cultivated and mowed grass
paddy field, rice paddy, paddy - an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown
2.field - a region where a battle is being (or has been) foughtfield - a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"
battlefront, front line, front - the line along which opposing armies face each other
sector - a portion of a military position
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"
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
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"
occultism - the study of the supernatural
communication theory, communications - the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.); "communications is his major field of study"
major - the principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"
frontier - an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development; "he worked at the frontier of brain science"
genealogy - the study or investigation of ancestry and family history
allometry - the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
bibliotics - the scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity
ology - an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
knowledge base, knowledge domain, domain - the content of a particular field of knowledge
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
futuristics, futurology - the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
military science - the discipline dealing with the principles of warfare
escapology - the study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
graphology - the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)
numerology - the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs
protology - the study of origins and first things; "To Christians, protology refers to God's fundamental purpose for humanity"
theogony - the study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
5.field - the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with itfield - the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
electric field - a field of force surrounding a charged particle
gravitational field - a field of force surrounding a body of finite mass
magnetic field, magnetic flux, flux - the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
radiation field - a field that represents the energy lost from the radiator to space
6.field - a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are outstanding in their field"
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
7.field - a particular environment or walk of lifefield - 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"
environment - the totality of surrounding conditions; "he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room"
distaff - the sphere of work by women
front - a sphere of activity involving effort; "the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"; "they advertise on many different fronts"
kingdom, realm, land - a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
lap - an area of control or responsibility; "the job fell right in my lap"
political arena, political sphere - a sphere of intense political activity
preserve - a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone; "medicine is no longer a male preserve"
province, responsibility - the proper sphere or extent of your activities; "it was his province to take care of himself"
8.field - a piece of land prepared for playing a gamefield - a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
scene of action, arena - a playing field where sports events take place
ball field, baseball field, diamond - the baseball playing field
court - a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played; "players had to reserve a court in advance"
football field, gridiron - the playing field on which football is played
palaestra, palestra - a public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
sports stadium, stadium, arena, bowl - a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
bowling green - a field of closely mowed turf for playing bowls
midfield - (sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)
9.field - extensive tract of level open landfield - extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"
flat - a level tract of land; "the salt flats of Utah"
flood plain, floodplain - a low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
llano - an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America)
moorland, moor - open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
peneplain, peneplane - a more or less level land surface representing an advanced stage of erosion undisturbed by crustal movements
snowfield - a permanent wide expanse of snow
steppe - extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)
tundra - a vast treeless plain in the Arctic regions where the subsoil is permanently frozen
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"
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
set - (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
scalar field - a field of scalars
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"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
theater of war, theatre of war - the entire land, sea, and air area that may become or is directly involved in war operations
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
combat area, combat zone - a military area where combat forces operate
12.field - all of the horses in a particular horse race
horse racing - the sport of racing horses
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
13.field - all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
14.field - a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa"
coalfield - a region where there is coal underground
gasfield - a region where there is natural gas underground
oilfield - a region rich in petroleum deposits (especially one with producing oil wells)
15.field - (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
bit field - a field containing only binary characters
16.field - the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)
visual percept, visual image - a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system
microscopic field - the areas that is visible through a microscope
operative field - the area that is open during surgery
17.field - a place where planes take off and landfield - a place where planes take off and land
aerodrome, airdrome, airport, drome - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip - an airfield without normal airport facilities
apron - a paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used
auxiliary airfield - an airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacity
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
runway - a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land
taxi strip, taxiway - a paved surface in the form of a strip; used by planes taxiing to or from the runway at an airport
transportation, transportation system, transit - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
flight line - place where airplanes are parked and the maintenance hangars (but not the runways or taxiways)
Verb1.field - catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
palm, handle - touch, lift, or hold with the hands; "Don't handle the merchandise"
2.field - play as a fielder
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
3.field - answer adequately or successfully; "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
answer, reply, respond - react verbally; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"
4.field - select (a team or individual player) for a game; "The Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"
choose, pick out, select, take - pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

field

noun
1. meadow, land, green, lea (poetic), pasture, mead (archaic), greensward (archaic or literary) They went for walks together in the fields.
2. pitch, park, ground, arena a football field
4. line, reach, range, limits, bounds, sweep, scope Our field of vision is surprisingly wide.
5. competitors, competition, candidates, runners, applicants, entrants, contestants The two most experienced athletes led the field.
adjective
1. practical, applied, empirical The field research is headed by two biologists.
verb
1. (Informal) deal with, answer, handle, respond to, reply to, deflect, turn aside He fielded questions from journalists.
2. play, put up They intend fielding their strongest team.
3. (Sport) retrieve, return, stop, catch, pick up He fielded the ball and threw it at the wicket.
Related words
adjective campestral

field

noun
A sphere of activity, experience, study, or interest:
Slang: bag.
Translations
حَقْلحَقْل ، مَجالحَقل معادِن، نَفْطحَقْل مغناطيسيمَلْعَب
polehřištěnalezištěoblastbitevní pole
markområdefeltfelt-grønt område
kampo
korpuslahterväli
pelikenttäpeltoalaaluekenttä
poljeteren
mezőszántóföldtest
akurgrípa og senda í höfnsvæîisviîvöllur
ピッチ野原
경기장들판
gaudantis sviedinį žaidėjaslaukaslauko darbasmedžiagos rinkimaspagauti ir atmušti sviedinį
atradneatsist bumbudarbības laukskaujaslaukslauka lielgabals
câmp
bojové polechytiť a vrátiťnáleziskopole
poljedisciplinaigriščenahajališčeobseg
fältkroppplan
ทุ่งนาสนามกีฬา
alansahatarlatopu yakalayıp atmakyatak
cánh đồngđiểm bóng rơi

field

[fiːld]
A. N
1. (Agr) → campo m; (= meadow) → prado m (Geol) → yacimiento m
2. (Sport) → campo m, terreno m de juego, cancha f (LAm); (= participants) → participantes mpl; (for post) → opositores mpl, candidatos mpl
is there a strong field?¿se ha presentado gente buena?
to lead the field (Sport, Comm) → llevar la delantera
to take the field (Sport) → salir al campo, saltar al terreno de juego
to play the fieldalternar con cualquiera
3. (= sphere of activity) → campo m, esfera f
field of activityesfera f de actividades, campo m de acción
my particular fieldmi especialidad
it's not my fieldno es mi campo or especialidad, no es lo mío
what's your field?¿qué especialidad tiene Vd?
in the field of paintingen el campo or mundo de la pintura
to be the first in the fieldser líder en su campo
4. (= real environment) a year's trial in the fieldun año de prueba en el mercado
to study sth in the fieldestudiar algo sobre el terreno
5. (Comput) → campo m
6. (Mil) → campo m
field of battlecampo m de batalla
to die in the fieldmorir en combate
7. (Elec etc) → campo m
field of visioncampo m visual
8. (Heraldry) → campo m
B. VI (Baseball, Cricket) → fildear
C. VT (Sport) [+ team] → alinear (Baseball, Cricket) [+ ball] → recoger, fildear (fig) [+ question] → sortear
D. CPD field day N (Mil) → día m de maniobras
to have a field daysacar el máximo provecho
field event Nconcurso m (atlético) de salto/lanzamiento
field glasses NPL (= binoculars) → gemelos mpl
field gun Ncañón m de campaña
field hand N (US) → jornalero/a m/f
field hospital Nhospital m de campaña
field kitchen Ncocina f de campaña
field marshal N (Brit) → mariscal m de campocapitán m general del ejército
field officer Noficial mf superior
field sports NPL la caza y la pesca
field study Nestudio m de campo
field test, field trial N (Comm) → prueba f de mercado
field trip Nviaje m or excursión f de estudios
field work N (Sociol etc) → trabajo m de campo
field worker Ninvestigador(a) m/f de campo
see also field-test

field

[ˈfiːld]
n
(= meadow) → champ m
a field of wheat → un champ de blé
(containing oil, gas)gisement m
(= area of expertise) → domaine m
He's an expert in his field → C'est un expert dans son domaine.
(SPORT) (= ground) → terrain m
a football field → un terrain de football
(SPORT) (= group of competitors) → concurrents mpl
a strong field of more than 200 → une sélection de haut niveau de plus de 200 concurrents
to lead the field [horse, rider] → être en tête (fig) (= be pre-eminent) → tenir le haut du pavé
(COMPUTING)champ, zone f
to play the field → papillonner
electromagnetic field, field of vision
modif [test] → sur le terrain
vi (CRICKET)être joueur de champ
vt
(= play) [+ team, player] → faire jouer
(= answer) [+ question] → répondre au pied levé àfield day ngrand jour m
to have a field day (= enjoy oneself) → s'en donner à cœur joie
to have a field day with sth → faire ses choux gras de qch

field

n
(Agr) → Feld nt, → Acker m; (= area of grass)Wiese f; (for cows, horses etc) → Weide f; corn/wheat fieldGetreide-/Weizenfeld nt; potato fieldKartoffelacker m; we had a picnic in a fieldwir machten auf einer Wiese Picknick; he’s working in the fieldser arbeitet auf dem Feld or Acker; the farm has 20 fieldsder Hof hat 20 Felder; beasts of the fieldFeldtiere pl; to cut across the fieldsquer über die Felder gehen
(= coalfield, icefield, oilfield etc)Feld nt
(for football etc: = ground) → Platz m; sports or games fieldSportplatz m; to take the fieldauf den Platz kommen, einlaufen
(Mil) → Feld nt; field of battleSchlachtfeld nt; noted for his bravery in the fieldfür seine Tapferkeit im Feld bekannt; to take the fieldzur Schlacht antreten
(of study, work etc)Gebiet nt, → Feld nt; to be first in the field with something (Comm) → als Erster etw auf den Markt bringen; to lead the field (in something) (→ in etw dat) → das Feld anführen; in all the fields of human endeavour (liter)im gesamten menschlichen Trachten (liter); studies in the field of medicineStudien auf dem Gebiet der Medizin; this is, of course, a very broad fielddas ist natürlich ein weites Feld; what field are you in?auf welchem Gebiet or in welchem Feld arbeiten Sie?; his field is Renaissance paintingsein Spezialgebiet ist die Malerei der Renaissance
(= area of practical observation or operation)Praxis f; when a salesman goes out into the fieldwenn ein Verkäufer in den Außeneinsatz geht; work in the fieldFeldforschung f; (of sales rep)Außendienst m; to test something in the fieldetw in der Praxis or vor Ort ausprobieren
(Phys, Opt) → Feld nt; field of visionBlick- or Gesichtsfeld nt; gravitational fieldGravitationsfeld nt, → Schwerefeld nt; field of forceKraftfeld nt; magnetic fieldMagnetfeld nt, → magnetisches Feld
(Sport: = competitors) → Feld nt; (Cricket, Baseball) → Fängerpartei f; the rest of the field (in race) → der Rest des Feldes, die übrigen Läufer; there’s quite a strong field for the racedas Teilnehmerfeld für das Rennen ist ziemlich stark; to hold off a strong fieldsich gegen ein starkes Feld behaupten
(Comput) → Datenfeld nt; (on punch card) → Feld nt
(on flag, Her) → Feld nt, → Grund m
to play the field (inf)eine Beziehung nach der anderen haben
vt
(Cricket, Baseball etc) ballauffangen und zurückwerfen; (fig) question etcabblocken, abwehren; he had to field calls from irate customerser musste wütende Kunden am Telefon abwimmeln (inf)
team, sideaufs Feld or auf den Platz schicken
(Pol) candidateaufstellen
vi (Cricket, Baseball etc) → als Fänger spielen; when we go out to fieldwenn wir die Fänger(partei) stellen

field

:
field ambulance
n (Mil) → Sanka m, → Sanitätskraftwagen m
field artillery
nFeldartillerie f
field day
n
Manöver nt
(US: for school sports) → (Schul)sportfest nt
(fig) I had a fieldich hatte meinen großen Tag; with the score at 6-0 the Scots are having a field against the Englishbeim Stand von 6:0 machen die Schotten jetzt die Engländer nach allen Regeln der Kunst fertig (inf)

field

:
field event
n (Athletics) Disziplin, die nicht auf der Aschenbahn ausgetragen wird
field games
plFeldspiele pl
field glasses
plFeldstecher m
field goal
n (US Basketball) → Korbwurf maus dem Spielgeschehen; (Ftbl) → Fieldgoal nt, → Feldtor nt
field gun
n (Mil) → Feldgeschütz nt
field hockey
n (US) → Hockey nt
field hospital
n (Mil) → (Feld)lazarett nt
field kitchen
n (Mil) → Feldküche f
field marshal
n (Mil) → Feldmarschall m
fieldmouse
nFeldmaus f
field officer
n (Mil) → Stabsoffizier m
fieldpiece
n (Mil) → Feldgeschütz nt
field service
n (Comm) → Außendienst m

field

:
field sports
pl
Sport mim Freien (Jagen und Fischen)
field staff
n (Comm) → Außendienstmitarbeiter(in) m(f)
field study
nFeldforschung f; a fieldeine Feldstudie
field test
nFeldversuch m
field-test
vtin einem Feldversuch/in Feldversuchen testen
field trip
nExkursion f
field work
n
(of geologist, surveyor etc)Arbeit fim Gelände; (of sociologist etc)Feldarbeit f, → Feldforschung f
(Mil) → Feldbefestigung f, → Schanze f
field worker
nPraktiker(in) m(f)

field

[fiːld]
1. n (gen) (Comput) → campo (Geol) → giacimento; (sphere of activity) → campo, settore m
to give sth a year's trial in the field (fig) → sperimentare qc sul campo per un anno
to study sth in the field → osservare or studiare qc sul campo
to die in the field (Mil) → cadere sul campo di battaglia
to take the field (Sport) → scendere in campo
to lead the field (Sport, Comm) → essere in testa, essere al primo posto
my particular field → la mia specialità, il mio campo or settore
field of vision → campo visivo
2. vt (team) → far giocare, far scendere in campo (Cricket) (catch, ball) → prendere

field

(fiːld) noun
1. a piece of land enclosed for growing crops, keeping animals etc. Our house is surrounded by fields.
2. a wide area. playing fields (= an area for games, sports etc).
3. a piece of land etc where minerals or other natural resources are found. an oil-field; a coalfield.
4. an area of knowledge, interest, study etc. in the fields of literature/economic development; her main fields of interest.
5. an area affected, covered or included by something. a magnetic field; in his field of vision.
6. an area of battle. the field of Waterloo; (also adjective) a field-gun.
verb
(in cricket, basketball etc) to catch (the ball) and return it.
ˈfield-glasses noun plural
binoculars.
ˈfieldwork noun
work done outside the laboratory, office etc (eg collecting information).

field

حَقْل, مَيْدانٌ رِيَّاضِي hřiště, pole bane, mark Feld, Spielfeld γήπεδο, πεδίο campo, terreno de juego pelikenttä, pelto champ, terrain polje, teren campo ピッチ, 野原 경기장, 들판 veld bane, jorde boisko, pole campo подача, поле fält, plan ทุ่งนา, สนามกีฬา alan, saha cánh đồng, điểm bóng rơi 球场,

field

n. campo.
1. área o espacio abierto;
___ of vision___ visual
2. área de especialización.

field

adj de campaña; — hospital hospital m de campaña; n campo; — of medicine campo de la medicina; visual —, — of vision campo visual or de visión
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A pleasant green field, with three wide-spreading oaks in the middle and a smooth strip of turf for croquet.
Across a long field that had been seeded for clover but that had produced only a dense crop of yellow mustard weeds, he could see the public highway along which went a wagon filled with berry pickers returning from the fields.
He has the field all to himself now, and her father likes him.
There, along the western sky-line it skirted a great cornfield, much larger than any field I had ever seen.
Here, then, is one who can undeceive you," said Duncan; "I know the sound full well, for often have I heard it on the field of battle, and in situations which are frequent in a soldier's life.
In a field, near Lexington, an Indian shot a man, and running to scalp him, was himself shot from the fort, and fell dead upon his enemy.
Carr, alive only to the actual business that had brought him there, at once took possession of Fairfax, and began to disclose his plans for the working of the mine, occasionally halting to look at the work already done in the ditches, and to examine the field of his future operations.
Over the hedge on one side we looked into a plowed field, and on the other we looked over a gate at our master's house, which stood by the roadside; at the top of the meadow was a grove of fir trees, and at the bottom a running brook overhung by a steep bank.
The chil- dren unable to work in the field had neither shoes, stockings, jackets, nor trousers, given to them; their clothing consisted of two coarse linen shirts per year.
The marshals and their attendants appeared next on the field, together with the heralds, for the purpose of receiving the names of the knights who intended to joust, with the side which each chose to espouse.
Then she called to her husband: 'Old man, yoke the horses at once into the sledge, and take my daughter to the same field and leave her on the same spot exactly; 'and so the old man took the girl and left her beneath the same tree where he had parted from his daughter.
The dread day, then, having arrived, and the duke having ordered a spacious stand to be erected facing the court of the castle for the judges of the field and the appellant duennas, mother and daughter, vast crowds flocked from all the villages and hamlets of the neighbourhood to see the novel spectacle of the battle; nobody, dead or alive, in those parts having ever seen or heard of such a one.