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field

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1 a small area of usually open land
  • a field that is the frequent site of neighborhood softball games
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2 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence
  • the first woman to enter the field of medicine
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3 a part or portion having no fixed boundaries
  • If you set your camera lens to small aperture, the field of sharp focus will be quite large.
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4 a place where a battle takes place
  • the field where two mighty armies met and changed the course of history
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field of honor

5 a place from which aircraft operate that usually has paved runways and a terminal
  • Worsham Field in Corpus Christi used to be home to a sizable crop dusting operation.
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6 a wide space or area
  • The cemetery's field of crosses for the war's fallen seemed to stretch to infinity.
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7 active fighting during the course of a war
  • In the classroom the general had been a brilliant theoretician, but in the field he proved to be a wholly incompetent tactician.
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field

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to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently
  • The customers gave the waitress a large tip because she kept smiling as she fielded their many requests.
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come to grips with, have a grip on

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