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Rivala - Field N.

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Rivala is a Xitsonga word meaning "Field" in English.
Same spellings: Rivala - Forget

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HomonymsRivala - Forget

Definition of field
- Field n
- A piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"
- A region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields" [syn: {battlefield}, {battleground}, {field of battle}, {field of honor}]
- 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"
- 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" [syn: {discipline}, {subject}, {subject area}, {subject field}, {field of study}, {study}, {bailiwick}, {branch of knowledge}]
- The space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it [syn: {field of force}, {force field}]
- A particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are outstanding in their field" [syn: {field of operation}, {line of business}]
- 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" [syn: {sphere}, {domain}, {area}, {orbit}, {arena}]
- A piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field" [syn: {playing field}, {athletic field}, {playing area}]
- Extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth" [syn: {plain}, {champaign}]
- (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"
- 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" [syn: {field of operations}, {theater}, {theater of operations}, {theatre}, {theatre of operations}]
- All of the horses in a particular horse race
- All the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event
- A geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa"
- (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information
- The area that is visible (as through an optical instrument) [syn: {field of view}]
- A place where planes take off and land [syn: {airfield}, {landing field}, {flying field}] v
- Catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
- Play as a fielder
- Answer adequately or successfully; "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
- Select (a team or individual player) for a game; "The Patriots fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"
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Proverbs - Mpfundla wa rivala cucululu — A rabbit which forgot to run away from hunters

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