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An area of open land, especially one planted with crops or pasture, typically bounded by hedges or fences
“A field of corn.”
All the participants in a contest or sport
“By the time the rest of the field got underway Clay Regazzoni's Ferrari was already in second gear and had jumped into a clear lead from the fourth row of the grid.”
A particular branch of study or sphere of activity or interest
“Srivasta was keen on opting for cellular and mobile communication, his field of special interest.”
A piece of land used for a particular purpose, especially an area marked out for a game or sport
“He has, without doubt, one of the more dangerous players on the field in Game Two.”
A space or range within which objects are visible from a particular viewpoint or through a piece of apparatus
“It's so long that you'll probably get the entire 20-car field in a single shot.”
A small area of usually open land
“… a field that is the frequent site of neighborhood softball games.”
A place from which aircraft operate that usually has paved runways and a terminal
“… worsham Field in Corpus Christi used to be home to a sizable crop dusting operation.”
A wide space or area
“… the cemetery's field of crosses for the war's fallen seemed to stretch to infinity.”
Active fighting during the course of a war
“… in the classroom the general had been a brilliant theoretician, but in the field he proved to be a wholly incompetent tactician.”
Catch a hit or thrown object
“… gave the waitress a large tip because she kept smiling as she fielded their many requests.”
“He fielded a battery of awkward questions.”
“He can sacrifice, forcing the first or third baseman to field the ball and make a play away from the lead runner.”
“Despite all of the changes, the Bills still should be able to field a competitive team in 2000.”
“The Syrians were too busy fighting one another to field an effective army yet.”
Carried out or working in the natural environment, rather than in a laboratory or office
“Many experiments in fields like social psychology are laboratory experiments rather than field experiments.”
“No one said anything about armored personnel carriers organic to the armored field artillery units.”
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