A piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed.
A region where a battle is being (or has been) fought:
— They made a tour of Civil War battlefields.
Dutch: gevechtsterrein, krijgstoneel, slagveld, strijdgebied, strijdtoneel
Polish: pole, pole bitwy
Somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected.
A branch of knowledge.
Dutch: domein, gebied, sfeer, terrein, veld
Polish: gałąź, dyscyplina, płaszczyzna, dziedzina, dział, obszar, domena, niwa, teren, sfera
The space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it.
Dutch: krachtveld, veld
Polish: pole, pole fizyczne
A particular kind of commercial enterprise:
— They are outstanding in their field.
A particular environment or walk of life.
Dutch: domein, gebied, sfeer, terrein, veld, vlak
A piece of land prepared for playing a game:
— The home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field.
Extensive tract of level open land:
— He longed for the fields of his youth.
Dutch: laagvlakte, veld, vlak, vlakte
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.
A region in which active military operations are in progress:
— The army was in the field awaiting action.
All of the horses in a particular horse race.
All the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event.
Dutch: deelnemersveld, veld
A geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found.
computer science A set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information.
The area that is visible (as through an optical instrument).
synonym: field of view.
A place where planes take off and land.
Catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket.
Play as a fielder.
Answer adequately or successfully.
Select (a team or individual player) for a game.
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