field
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field(
fild
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (land)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In the distance you could see the golden, waving fields of wheat.En la distancia se veían los campos de trigo dorados y ondulantes.
b. el prado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The children ran through the field.Los niños corrían por el prado.
2. (sports)
a. la cancha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The players are already on the field.Los jugadores ya están en la cancha.
b. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's a small village but it boasts two soccer fields.Es un pueblo pequeño pero cuenta con dos campos de fútbol.
3. (area of work or study)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She is an expert in the field of enteroviruses.Es una experta en el campo de los enterovirus.
b. la esfera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His field of activity comprises dynamics, acoustics, and ultrasound.Su esfera de trabajo comprende dinámica, acústica y ultrasonidos.
4. (in actual use)
a. el terreno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This rope has been tested in the field by dozens of climbers.Esta cuerda ha sido probada sobre el terreno por docenas de alpinistas.
5. (military)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
To die on the field of battle was the ambition of every warrior.Morir en el campo de batalla era la aspiración de todo guerrero.
6. (computing)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Check that you have put data in all of the fields.Comprueba si has introducido los datos en todos los campos.
7. (physics and optics)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The camera's wide-angle lens gives you a larger field of view.La lente gran angular de la cámara te ofrece un campo de visión más amplio.
8. (deposit)
a. el yacimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Carlos works in an oil field to the north of San Antonio.Carlos trabaja en un yacimiento de petróleo al norte de San Antonio.
9. (heraldry)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our family coat of arms shows a fleur-de-lis on a field of azure blue.En el escudo de armas de nuestra familia aparece una flor de lis sobre un campo azul celeste.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to select)
a. alinear (sports)
The new high school will be fielding a baseball team.La nueva escuela de secundaria va a alinear un equipo de béisbol.
b. presentar (politics)
Each party must field its candidates by June first.Todos los partidos tienen que presentar a sus candidatos antes del primero de junio.
11. (to stop)
a. fildear
Knowing how to field is essential if your team is to have any hope of winning.Saber fildear es esencial si un equipo quiere tener esperanzas de ganar.
12. (to deal with)
a. sortear
The mayor fielded the reporters' questions about the explosion.El alcalde sorteó las preguntas de los reporteros sobre la explosión.
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field
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of crops)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(computers)
2. (for sport)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. la cancha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
3. (of oil, coal)
a. el yacimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
she's an expert in her fieldes una experta en su campo
to work in the fieldhacer trabajo de campo, trabajar in situ
field of visioncampo visual
field eventspruebas fpl de salto y lanzamiento
field hockeyhockey sobre hierba or
field studyestudio m de campo
4. (school and university)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
field tripviaje or salida para (realizar) trabajo de campo
field worktrabajo m de campo
5. (military)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
in the fielden el campo de batalla
6. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the press had a field dayla prensa se puso las botas
field glassesprismáticos mpl, gemelos mpl
field guncañón de campaña
field hospitalhospital de campaña
field marshalmariscal de campo
the fieldlos participantes
7. (also fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to lead the fieldir en cabeza
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (team)
a. poner a jugar
9. (candidates)
a. presentar
to field a questioncontestar con destreza a una pregunta
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field [fiːld]
noun
1 (Agr) campo (m); (meadow) prado (m); (Geol) yacimiento (m)
2 (Dep) campo (m); terreno (m) de juego; cancha (f); (LAm) (participants) participantes (m); (for post) opositores (m); candidatos (m)
is there a strong field? ¿se ha presentado gente buena?; to lead the field (Dep) (Comm) llevar la delantera; to take the field (Dep) salir al campo; saltar al terreno de juego
to play the field alternar con cualquiera
3 (sphere of activity) campo (m); esfera (f)
field of activity esfera (f) de actividades; campo (m) de acción; my particular field mi especialidad; it's not my field no es mi campo or especialidad; no es lo mío; what's your field? ¿qué especialidad tiene Vd?; in the field of painting en el campo or mundo de la pintura; to be the first in the field ser líder en su campo
4 (real environment)
a year's trial in the field un año de prueba en el mercado; to study sth in the field estudiar algo sobre el terreno
5 (Comput) campo (m)
6 (Mil) campo (m)
field of battle campo (m) de batalla; to die in the field morir en combate
7 (Electricity and Electronics) etc campo (m)
field of vision campo (m) visual
8 (Heraldry) campo (m)
intransitive verb
(Baseball) (Cricket) fildear
transitive verb
(Dep) [+team] alinear; (Baseball) (Cricket) [+ball] recoger; fildear; [+question] sortear
He was last seen on TV fielding questions about housing policy He also took calls from newspapers and fielded questions from people curious to know more
modifier
field day (n) (Mil) día (m) de maniobras
to have a field day sacar el máximo provecho
field event (n) concurso (m) (atlético) de salto/lanzamiento
field glasses (n) (binoculars) gemelos (m)
field gun (n) cañón (m) de campaña
field hand (n) (US) jornaleroajornalera (m) (f);a jornalera
field hospital (n) hospital (m) de campaña
field kitchen (n) cocina (f) de campaña
field marshal (n) (Britain) mariscal (m) de campo; capitán (m) general del ejército
field officer (n) oficial (m) superior
field sports (n) la caza y la pesca
field study (n) estudio (m) de campo
field test field trial (n) (Comm) prueba (f) de mercado
field trip (n) viaje (m) or excursión (f) de estudios
field work (n) (Sociol) etc trabajo (m) de campo
field worker (n) investigadorainvestigadora (m) (f) de campo;a investigadora
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