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Field may refer to:


Expanses of open ground

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Field (agriculture) In agriculture Agriculture is the science, art and practice of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of , whereby farming of species created food that enabled people to live in cities. The b ...
, an area of land used for agricultural purposes * Airfield, an
aerodrome An aerodrome (Commonwealth English The use of the English language in most current and former Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations, member countries of the Commonwealth of Nations was inherited from British Empire, British coloni ...

aerodrome
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Battlefield A battlefield, battleground, or field of battle is the location of a present or historic battle A battle is an occurrence of combat in warfare between opposing military units of any number or size. A war usually consists of multiple batt ...

Battlefield
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Lawn A lawn is an area of soil-covered land planted with grass Poaceae () or Gramineae () is a large and nearly ubiquitous family In , family (from la, familia) is a of people related either by (by recognized birth) or (by mar ...

Lawn
, an area of mowed grass *
Meadow A meadow (, ; ) is an open habitat Ibex in an alpine habitat In ecology Ecology (from el, οἶκος, "house" and el, -λογία, label=none, "study of") is the study of the relationships between living organisms, including h ...

Meadow
, a grassland that is either natural or allowed to grow unmowed and ungrazed *
Playing field Play is a range of intrinsically motivated activities done for recreational Recreation is an activity of leisure Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, Em ...

Playing field
, used for sports or games


Arts and media

* In decorative art, the main area of a decorated zone, often contained within a border, often the background for
motif Motif may refer to: General concepts * Motif (chess composition), an element of a move in the consideration of its purpose * Motif (folkloristics), a recurring element that creates recognizable patterns in folklore and folk-art traditions * Motif ...
s **
Field (heraldry) In heraldry Heraldry () is a discipline relating to the design, display and study of armorial bearings (known as armory), as well as related disciplines, such as vexillology, together with the study of ceremony, Imperial, royal and noble ranks, r ...
, the background of a shield ** In
flag terminology A flag is a piece of fabric (most often rectangular or quadrilateral A quadrilateral is a polygon in Euclidean geometry, Euclidean plane geometry with four Edge (geometry), edges (sides) and four Vertex (geometry), vertices (corners). Other ...
, the background of a flag * ''FIELD'' (magazine), a literary magazine published by Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio * ''Field'' (sculpture), by Anthony Gormley


Organizations

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Field department Political campaign staff are the group of people who formulate and implement the strategy of a political campaign. Campaign staffs are generally composed both of unpaid volunteers and paid employees of either the campaign itself or a related polit ...
, the division of a political campaign tasked with organizing local volunteers and directly contacting voters *
Field Enterprises Field Enterprises, Inc. was a private holding company that operated from the 1940s to the 1980s, founded by Marshall Field III and others, whose main assets were the ''Chicago Sun'' and ''Parade (magazine), Parade'' magazine. For various periods of ...
, a defunct private holding company **
Field Communications Field Communications is was an American American(s) may refer to: * American, something of, from, or related to the United States of America, commonly known as the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the ...
, a division of Field Enterprises *
Field Museum of Natural History The Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH), also known as The Field Museum, is a natural history museum A natural history museum or museum of natural history is a scientific institution with that include current and historical records of ...

Field Museum of Natural History
, in Chicago


People

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Field (surname)Field is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: * Alexander Field (disambiguation), several people of that name * Amod Field (born 1967), American football player * Andy Field (academic) (born 1973), professor of psychology at the Unive ...
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Field Cate Field Adrianus Cate (born July 22, 1997) is an American actor and musician. He is best known his main role portraying young Ned in the fantasy Fantasy is a genre Genre () is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spok ...

Field Cate
(born 1997), American child actor


Places

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Field, British Columbia Field is an unincorporated community of approximately 169 people located in the Kicking Horse River valley of southeastern British Columbia, Canada, within the confines of Yoho National Park. At an elevation of , it is west of Lake Louise, Alber ...
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Field, Kentucky Field is an unincorporated community File:Entering Heinola, Minnesota.jpg, Sign at Heinola, Minnesota, Heinola, an unincorporated community in Otter Tail County, Minnesota An unincorporated area is a region not governed by a local municipal corp ...
, United States *
Field, Minneapolis Field is a neighborhood in the Nokomis, Minneapolis, Nokomis community in south Minneapolis. It is bordered by 46th Street East on the north, Chicago Avenue on the east, Minnehaha Parkway on the south, and Interstate 35W (Minnesota), Interstate 3 ...
, Minnesota, United States *
Field, Ontario West Nipissing is a municipality in Northeastern Ontario, Canada, on Lake Nipissing in the Nipissing District. It was formed on January 1, 1999, with the amalgamation of seventeen and a half former town, villages, townships and unorganized communit ...
, Canada *
Field, Staffordshire Leigh is a civil parish in the England, English county of Staffordshire. The parish includes the village of Church Leigh, together with the settlements of Withington, Upper Leigh, Lower Leigh, Morrilow Heath, Middleton Green, Dods Leigh, Godstone ...
, England, United Kingdom *
Field, South Australia __NOTOC__ Field is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located in the state’s south-east about south-east of the state capital of Adelaide city centre, Adelaide and about south-east of the municipal seat in Tailem Bend, Sout ...
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Field Hill Field Hill is a steep portion of the mainline of the Canadian Pacific Railway The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) , known as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996 and simply Canadian Pacific, is a historic Canadian Canadians (french: Canadien ...
, British Columbia, Canada *
Field Island Field Island is a Baffin Island Baffin Island ( iu, ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, , french: Île de Baffin, Terre de Baffin, formerly Baffin Land), in the Provinces and territories of Canada, Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the list of Canadian islan ...
, Nunavut, Canada *
Mount Field (disambiguation) Mount Field may refer to: * Mount Field (Antarctica) The Churchill Mountains are a mountain range group of the Transantarctic Mountains The Transantarctic Mountains (abbreviated TAM) comprise a mountain range of uplifted (primarily sedimentary ...
, mountains in Canada, the United States, Australia and Antarctica


Science, technology, and mathematics


Computing

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Field (computer science) In computer science Computer science deals with the theoretical foundations of information, algorithms and the architectures of its computation as well as practical techniques for their application. Computer science is the study of , , ...
, a smaller piece of data from a larger collection (e.g., database fields) *
Field-programmability An electronic Electronic may refer to: *Electronics Electronics comprises the physics, engineering, technology and applications that deal with the emission, flow and control of electrons in vacuum and matter. It uses active devices to control ...
, an electronic device's capability of being reprogrammed with new logic


Geology

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Field (mineral deposit) A field is a mineral deposit ore – psilomelane (size: 6.7 × 5.8 × 5.1 cm) ore – galena and anglesite (size: 4.8 × 4.0 × 3.0 cm) ore (size: 7.5 × 6.1 × 4.1 cm) File:OreCartPachuca.JPG, upMinecart on display at the His ...
, a mineral deposit containing valuable resources in a cost-competitive concentration *
Polje A polje, also karst polje or karst field, is a large flat plain found in karstic Karst is a topography Topography is the study of the forms and features of land surfaces. The topography of an area could refer to the surface forms and ...

Polje
or karst field, a characteristic landform in karst topography


Mathematics

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Field (mathematics) In mathematics, a field is a set (mathematics), set on which addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division (mathematics), division are defined and behave as the corresponding operations on rational number, rational and real numbers do. A ...
, type of algebraic structure **
Number field In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and th ...
, specific type of the above algebraic structure *
Scalar field In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities a ...

Scalar field
, assignment of a scalar to each point in a mathematical space *
Tensor field In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and t ...
, assignment of a tensor to each point in a mathematical space *
Vector field In vector calculus Vector calculus, or vector analysis, is concerned with differentiation Differentiation may refer to: Business * Differentiation (economics), the process of making a product different from other similar products * Product ...

Vector field
, assignment of a vector to each point in a mathematical space *
Field of sets In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and ...
, a mathematical structure of sets in an abstract space * Field of a
binary relation Binary may refer to: Science and technology Mathematics * Binary number In mathematics and digital electronics Digital electronics is a field of electronics The field of electronics is a branch of physics and electrical engineeri ...
, union of its domain and its range


Optics

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Field of view The field of view (FoV) is the extent of the observable world that is seen Seen may refer to: * Seen (album), ''Seen'' (album), by Tom Bailey * Seen (artist), graffiti artist * Seen (Winterthur), a district of the city of Winterthur, Switze ...

Field of view
, the area of a view imaged by a lens **
Visual field The visual field is the "spatial array of visual sensations available to observation in introspection Introspection is the examination of one's own conscious thoughts and feelings. In psychology, the process of introspection relies on the observ ...
, the part of the field of view which can be perceived by the eye's retina **
Depth of field For many cameras, depth of field (DOF) is the distance between the nearest and the farthest objects that are in acceptably sharp focus in an image. The depth of field can be calculated based on focal length The focal length of an optical ...

Depth of field
, the distance from before to beyond the subject that appears to be in focus (and likewise, field, in the context of depth, is the portion of a scene for which objects within its range are or would be in focus)


Physics

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Field (physics) In physics, a field is a physical quantity A physical quantity is a physical property of a material or system that can be Quantification (science), quantified by measurement. A physical quantity can be expressed as a ''value'', which is the alg ...
, a mathematical construct for analysis of remote effects **
Electric field An electric field (sometimes E-field) is the physical field that surrounds electrically-charged particle In physics Physics (from grc, φυσική (ἐπιστήμη), physikḗ (epistḗmē), knowledge of nature, from ''phýsis'' ' ...

Electric field
, term in physics to describe the energy that surrounds electrically charged particles **
Magnetic field A magnetic field is a vector field In vector calculus and physics, a vector field is an assignment of a vector to each point in a subset of space. For instance, a vector field in the plane can be visualised as a collection of arrows with ...

Magnetic field
, force produced by moving electric charges **
Electromagnetic field An electromagnetic field (also EM field or EMF) is a classical (i.e. non-quantum) field Field may refer to: Expanses of open ground * Field (agriculture), an area of land used for agricultural purposes * Airfield, an aerodrome that lacks the in ...
, combination of an electric field and magnetic field **
Gravitational field In physics Physics is the natural science that studies matter, its Elementary particle, fundamental constituents, its Motion (physics), motion and behavior through Spacetime, space and time, and the related entities of energy and force. "P ...

Gravitational field
, a representation of the combined effects of remote masses on a test particle at each point


Sociology

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Field (Bourdieu) In sociology, field theory examines how individuals construct social fields, and how they are affected by such fields. Social fields are Social environment, environments in which competition between individuals and between Social groups, groups take ...
, a sociological term coined by Pierre Bourdieu to describe the system of objective relations constituted by various species of capital *
Sexual field {{inline citations, date=April 2013 A sexual field is an arena of social life wherein individuals seek intimate partners and vie for sexual status. Sexual fields emerge "when a subset of actors with potential romantic or sexual interest orient them ...
, the systems of objective relations within collective sexual life


Other uses in science and technology

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Field (geography)In the context of spatial analysis of London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands on the River Thames in the south-east of England, ...
, a spatially dependent variable *
Field (video) In video Video is an electronic Electronic may refer to: *Electronics Electronics comprises the physics, engineering, technology and applications that deal with the emission, flow and control of electrons in vacuum and matter. It uses ...
, one half of a frame in an interlaced display *
Field coil A field coil is an electromagnet File:VFPt Solenoid correct2.svg, Magnetic field produced by a solenoid (coil of wire). This drawing shows a cross section through the center of the coil. The crosses are wires in which current is moving into ...
, of an electric motor or generator *
Field experiment Field experiments are experiments carried out outside of laboratory settings. They randomization, randomly assign subjects (or other sampling units) to either treatment or control groups in order to test claims of causality, causal relationships ...
* Field magnet, a magnet used to produce a magnetic field *
Field research Field research, field studies, or fieldwork is the collection Collection or Collections may refer to: * Cash collection, the function of an accounts receivable department * Collection agency, agency to collect cash * Collections managemen ...

Field research
or fieldwork, the collection of information outside a laboratory, library or workplace setting * Field of
heliostat experimental station in France. The mirror rotates on an altazimuth mount. Solar thermal energy, solar-thermal power project near Daggett, California. Every mirror in the field of heliostats reflects sunlight continuously onto the receiver on ...

heliostat
s, an assembly of heliostats acting together


Sports

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Pitch (sports field) A pitch or a sports ground is an outdoor playing area for various sports. The term ''pitch'' is most commonly used in British English, while the comparable term in American English, American and Canadian English is playing field or sports field. ...


Other uses

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Field of study An academic discipline or academic field is a subdivision of knowledge Knowledge is a familiarity or awareness, of someone or something, such as facts A fact is something that is truth, true. The usual test for a statement of fact ...
, a subdivision of an academic discipline * Field of use, permissible operation by the licensee of a patent *
Track and field Track and field is a sport that includes Competition#Sports, athletic contests based on running, jumping, and throwing skills. The name is derived from where the sport takes place, a running track and a grass field for the throwing and some o ...
, a group of sports


See also

* The Field (disambiguation) * Fields (disambiguation) * The Fields (disambiguation) * Fielding (disambiguation) *
Feeld Feeld (previously called 3nder) is a location-based online dating application for iOS iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system A mobile operating system is an operating system An operating system (OS) is system software S ...
, a location-based social discovery service application for iOS and Android *
Feild Feild or Feilds is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: *Edward Feild Image:Bishop Feild.jpg, Bishop Feild Edward Feild (7 June 1801 at Worcester, England, Worcester, England – 8 June 1876 at Hamilton, Bermuda) was a universi ...
, surname * * {{disambiguation, geo