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Definition of Field


  1. Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; the open country.
  2. A piece of land of considerable size; esp., a piece inclosed for tillage or pasture.
  3. A place where a battle is fought; also, the battle itself.
  4. An open space; an extent; an expanse.
  5. Any blank space or ground on which figures are drawn or projected.
  6. The space covered by an optical instrument at one view.
  7. The whole surface of an escutcheon; also, so much of it is shown unconcealed by the different bearings upon it. See Illust. of Fess, where the field is represented as gules (red), while the fess is argent (silver).
  8. An unresticted or favorable opportunity for action, operation, or achievement; province; room.
  9. A collective term for all the competitors in any outdoor contest or trial, or for all except the favorites in the betting.
  10. That part of the grounds reserved for the players which is outside of the diamond; -- called also outfield.
  11. To take the field.
  12. To stand out in the field, ready to catch, stop, or throw the ball.
  13. To catch, stop, throw, etc. (the ball), as a fielder.
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Field Translations

field in Afrikaans is veld
field in Danish is mark
field in Dutch is akker
field in Finnish is pelto
field in French is champ, arablg
field in German is Feld, Feld, Spielfeld, FIELD/Feld, Gebiet
field in Italian is territorio, area, quadretto, campo
field in Latin is campus, ager (agri)
field in Norwegian is felt, jorde
field in Portuguese is campo, prado
field in Spanish is recinto