27 entries found for field. The first 10 are listed below.
To select an entry, click on it.
Main Entry: 1field
Function: noun 1 a: an open land area free of woods and buildings b: an area of cleared land used especially for planting crops c: a piece of land put to some special use or yielding some special product <athletic field> <gas field> d: a place in which military operations are carried on e: an open space <a field of ice> 2 a: an area of activity or influence <the field of science> b: the area of practical activity outside a laboratory, office, or factory <earth scientists working in the field> 3: a background on which something is drawn, painted, or mounted <painted white stars on a blue field> 4: the individuals that make up all or part of a contest <a race with a large field of runners> 5: a region or space in which an effect (as gravity, electricity, or magnetism) exists 6: the area visible through the lens of an optical instrument