What is field?

  • (verb): Play as a fielder.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on field, fields:

Maxwell's Equations - Conceptual Description - Faraday's Law
... 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 ...
Design Pattern
... 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 ...
Maxwell's Equations - "Microscopic" Vs "Macroscopic" Formulations of The Maxwell Equations
... 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 ...
Australian Rules Football - Laws of The Game - Field
... 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 ...
Electromagnetic Field
... 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): 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): Extensive tract of level open land.
    Synonyms: plain, champaign
  • (verb): Answer adequately or successfully.
    Example: "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
  • (noun): The area that is visible (as through an optical instrument).
    Synonyms: field of view
  • (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): The space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it.
    Synonyms: field of force, force field

Famous quotes containing the word field:

    How sweet I roam’d from field to field
    And tasted all the summer’s pride,
    Till I the Prince of Love beheld
    Who in the sunny beams did glide!
    William Blake (1757–1827)

    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
    lake.—
    Hate to take the castor-ile they give for belly-ache!
    ‘Most all the time, the whole year round, there ain’t no flies on
    me,
    But jest ‘fore Christmas I’m as good as I kin be!
    —Eugene Field (1850–1895)