denoting the part of an electromagnetic field that is farthest from the source
a day spent in some special outdoor activity, such as nature study or sport
a gun specially designed for service in direct support of front-line troops
a strain of the common pea ( Pisum sativum var . arvense ) with mottled leaves and purplish flowers, grown for forage
A gas field is an area of natural gas underground, produced by decay of organic material.
an area of land containing buried fossilized kauri gum
a very large flat expanse of ice floating in the sea; large ice floe
an area having valuable deposits of petroleum, often, specif., one with a number of active oil wells
designating or of a style of abstract painting in which colors are applied to a canvas, often in large patches, with little variation in tone and little emphasis on form
the largest formation of a land force, usually consisting of two or more corps with supporting arms and services
any variety of corn that is grown as a feed for livestock
any of the herbaceous plants grown on a large scale in cultivated fields : primarily a grain, forage, sugar, oil, or fiber crop
an underground earthenware pipe used for draining fields
A field event is an athletics contest such as the high jump or throwing the discus or javelin, rather than a race .
a small telescope often incorporating a prism and held in one hand
a goal scored while the ball is in normal play rather than from a free throw
(of a plant) grown in a field rather than in a pot or other artificial environment
a handbook, usually illustrated, for use in identifying birds, plants, etc., as while hiking or camping
A field hand is someone who is employed to work on a farm .
a building in which athletes can get changed, showered, etc
an official who makes rulings regarding pass receptions, fair catches, field goals, etc.
a descriptive word or phrase for a field in a record, such as ' surname ', ' postcode ', etc
a thickness of some homogeneous substance, such as a stratum or a coating on a surface
Physics See line of force
an herb, Mentha arvensis, of North America, having downy leaves and small flowers that grow in circles in the leaf axils
A field mouse is a mouse with a long tail that lives in fields and woods.
a poppy, Papaver rhoeas, that has bright red flowers and grows in cornfields . Since World War I it has been the symbol of fallen soldiers
the rank of major, lieutenant colonel, or colonel
Hunting, shooting birds, and fishing with a rod are referred to as field sports when they are done mainly for pleasure .
a research project carried out in the field
a university term spent in the field, such as a term spent in another country as part of a foreign language course
If you field-test a new piece of equipment, you test it in a real, natural environment.
an earthenware drain used in farm drainage
a test of or contest between gun dogs to determine their proficiency and standard of training in retrieving or pointing
an expedition, as by a group of students or research workers, to study something at first hand
a small rodent, Microtus agrestis, also known as the short-tailed vole
A force field is an area of energy, such as magnetic energy, that surrounds an object or place.
an area or district where gold is mined
A sports team's home field is their own playing field, as opposed to that of other teams .
If you say that someone or something has come out of left field or is out in left field, you mean that they are untypical, unusual, or strange in some way.
an open tract of uncultivated grassland ; meadow
denoting the part of an electromagnetic field that is closest to the source
of or denoting the system in which an arable area was divided into unenclosed strips, esp cultivated by different tenants
a flooded piece of land used for growing rice
the area in the outfield behind the first and second basemen
a field in which wheat is grown
a piece of land cleared of trees and undergrowth, usually enclosed with a fence or hedge and used for growing barley
of or having to do with running in which the ball carrier zigzags so as to go past defenders and avoid being tackled by them
the middle area of the outfield
the electrostatic field around an electrically charged body or particle