Some articles on field, fields:
... Faraday's law describes how a time varying magnetic field creates ("induces") an electric field ... a rotating bar magnet creates a changing magnetic field, which in turn generates an electric field in a nearby wire ...
... a formal way of documenting a solution to a design problem in a particular field of expertise ... The idea was introduced by the architect Christopher Alexander in the field of architecture and has been adapted for various other disciplines ... design patterns that relate to a particular field is called a pattern language ...
... equation expresses the electric E field and the magnetic B field in terms of the total charge and total current present including the charges and currents at the atomic level ... The cost of this factorization is that additional fields, the displacement field D and the magnetizing field-H, are defined that need to be determined ... constituent equations relate the additional fields to the electric field E and the magnetic B-field, often through a simple linear relation ...
... Both the ball and the field of play are elliptical in shape ... No more than 18 players of each team are permitted to be on the field at any time ... players may be swapped for those on the field at any time during the game ...
... An electromagnetic field (also EMF or EM field) is a physical field produced by moving electrically charged objects ... It affects the behavior of charged objects in the vicinity of the field ... The electromagnetic field extends indefinitely throughout space and describes the electromagnetic interaction ...
More definitions of "field":
- (noun): Somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected.
Example: "Anthropologists do much of their work in the field"
- (verb): Select (a team or individual player) for a game.
Example: "The Patriots fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"
- (noun): A region where a battle is being (or has been) fought.
Synonyms: battlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor
- (noun): All the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event.
- (noun): A piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed.
Example: "He planted a field of wheat"
- (verb): Catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket.
- (noun): A piece of land prepared for playing a game.
Example: "The home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
Synonyms: playing field, athletic field, playing area
- (verb): Answer adequately or successfully.
Example: "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
- (noun): A region in which active military operations are in progress.
Example: "The army was in the field awaiting action"
Synonyms: field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations
- (noun): The area that is visible (as through an optical instrument).
Synonyms: field of view
- (noun): A branch of knowledge.
Synonyms: discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field of study, study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge
- (noun): A geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found.
Example: "The diamond fields of South Africa"
- (noun): (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information.
- (noun): (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.
Example: "The set of all rational numbers is a field"
- (noun): All of the horses in a particular horse race.
- (noun): A particular kind of commercial enterprise.
Example: "They are outstanding in their field"
Synonyms: field of operation, line of business
Famous quotes containing the word field:
“How sweet I roamd from field to field
And tasted all the summers pride,
Till I the Prince of Love beheld
Who in the sunny beams did glide!”
—William Blake (17571827)
“It is through attentive love, the ability to ask What are you going through? and the ability to hear the answer that the reality of the child is both created and respected.”
—Mary Field Belenky (20th century)
“Love to chawnk green apples an go swimmin in the
Hate to take the castor-ile they give for belly-ache!
Most all the time, the whole year round, there aint no flies on
But jest fore Christmas Im as good as I kin be!”
—Eugene Field (18501895)