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Field & Stream

Field may refer to:

Expanses of open ground

Arts and media




Science, technology, and mathematics



  • Field (mineral deposit), a mineral deposit containing valuable resources in a cost-competitive concentration
  • Polje or karst field, a characteristic landform in karst topography



  • Field of view, the area of a view imaged by a lens
    • Visual field, the part of the field of view which can be perceived by the eye's retina
    • 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)


  • Field (physics), a mathematical construct for analysis of remote effects
    • Electric field, term in physics to describe the energy that surrounds electrically charged particles
    • Magnetic field, force produced by moving electric charges
    • Electromagnetic field, combination of an electric field and magnetic field
    • Gravitational field, a representation of the combined effects of remote masses on a test particle at each point


  • Field (Bourdieu), a sociological term coined by Pierre Bourdieu to describe the system of objective relations constituted by various species of capital
  • Sexual field, the systems of objective relations within collective sexual life

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