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Synonyms for field

somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected

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the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

a particular kind of commercial enterprise

(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

all of the horses in a particular horse race

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all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event

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a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found

(computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information

the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)

catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket

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play as a fielder

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answer adequately or successfully

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select (a team or individual player) for a game

References in classic literature ?
The two were walking in the fields on a summer afternoon and had stopped to sit upon a grassy bank.
Thus ended the memorable field of Ashby-de-la-Zouche, one of the most gallantly contested tournaments of that age; for although only four knights, including one who was smothered by the heat of his armour, had died upon the field, yet upwards of thirty were desperately wounded, four or five of whom never recovered.
Whichever way his thoughts turned they were followed by the somber phantom of the desertion in the fields.
The fire from the distant part of the field had driven a single pigeon below the flock to which it belonged, and, frightened with the constant reports of the muskets, it was approaching the spot where the disputants stood, darting first from One side and then to the other, cutting the air with the swiftness of lightning, and making a noise with its wings not unlike the rushing of a bullet.
The men who sat nearest considerately turned their faces towards the other end of the field, some of them beginning to smoke; one, with absent-minded fondness, regretfully stroking the jar that would no longer yield a stream.
This horse that had carried the sovereign at reviews in Russia bore him also here on the field of Austerlitz, enduring the heedless blows of his left foot and pricking its ears at the sound of shots just as it had done on the Empress' Field, not understanding the significance of the firing, nor of the nearness of the Emperor Francis' black cob, nor of all that was being said, thought, and felt that day by its rider.
The Queen uttered a little piping call, and in an instant a dozen pretty field mice had emerged from their holes and stood before their ruler, awaiting her orders.
High indeed then were her hopes as she came in sight of the hill, but they were soon dashed by what lay before her, for there, in the fields that lay between, were fully a hundred creatures similar to those behind her and all were on the alert, evidently warned by the whistling of their fellows.
But after this sad experience I resolved to raise pumpkins myself, so as never to be caught again without one handy; and now I have this fine field that you see before you.
As we got out of the carriage at the gate of the field, and while Sam was hanging [sic] the team to the fence, Mrs.
But all the field afternoons and recitation Fridays and physical culture contortions paled before a project which Miss Stacy brought forward in November.
The father's health failed early and from childhood the boys were obliged to do men's work in the field.
When I was four years old, as I well remember, I was brought from Boston to this my native town, through these very woods and this field, to the pond.
At midnight we'll start out again, for at dawn tomorrow we must be at the Field of Wonders.
They passed a large and comfortable farmhouse, surrounded by wandering barns and cow-sheds, went on under forest arches, and emerged beside a field with which Saxon was instantly enchanted.