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According to WordNet, the noun "field" has 17 sense(s).

101097119 a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are outstanding in their field".

108506641 a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields".

105996646 a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings".

108005260 (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; "the set of all rational numbers is a field".

108659446 a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa".

109393605 extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth".

107999471 all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event.

107999584 all of the horses in a particular horse race.

105932891 the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument).

108569998 a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat".

108570758 a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field".

111456760 the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it.

114514039 a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit".

102687992 a place where planes take off and land.

108005580 (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information.

108551628 a region in which active military operations are in progress; "the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years".

108569777 somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected; "anthropologists do much of their work in the field".

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