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[n] a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are outstanding in their field"
[n] a place where planes take off and land
[n] the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)
[n] 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"
[n] all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event
[n] (horse racing) all of the horses in a particular race
[n] (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"
[n] (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information
[n] a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"
[n] a region in which military operations are in progress; "the army was in the field awaiting action"
[n] 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"
[n] a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"
[n] a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
[n] a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa"
[n] extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"
[n] the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
[n] 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"
[v] answer adequately or successfully; "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
[v] play as a fielder, in baseball or cricket
[v] catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket


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