field-n; 10 Senses

Sense Number 1: plain

Commentary: a piece of land, cleared of trees and usually enclosed

He planted a field of wheat.
They emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain.
He longed for the fields of his youth.
No, Diamonds don't grow in diamond fields of South Africa.
Try to land the plane in the landing field this time, Captain Bob.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1 9 14 17

Sense Number 2: not the lab

Commentary: somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where work is done or data is collected, usually preceded by "the"

Anthropologists do much of their work in the field.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: discipline

Commentary: subject, subject area, subject field, field of study, study, branch of knowledge, line of business, sphere, domain, orbit, arena - a branch of knowledge, a commercial enterprise, or a walk of life

In what discipline is his doctorate?
Teachers should be well trained in their subject.
Anthropology is the study of human beings.
They are outstanding in their field.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 4 6 7

Sense Number 4: battleground

Commentary: a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought

They made a tour of Civil War battlefields.
The army was in the field awaiting action.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2 11

Sense Number 5: force field

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

The magnetic field produced a force on the wire perpendicular to its current.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 6: playing area

Commentary: a piece of land prepared for playing a game

The home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 8

Sense Number 7: set

Commentary: 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.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 10

Sense Number 8: contestants

Commentary: all of the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event

The field consisted of 7, including the Kentucky Derby winner.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 12 13

Sense Number 9: characters

Commentary: a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information

A bit field is a field containing only binary characters.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 15

Sense Number 10: vision

Commentary: "field of view", the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)

The operative field is the area that is open during surgery.
Sally saw germs in the microscopic field.
George heard barking nearby as the cat ran across his field of vision.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 16