a psychological trait associated with having an external locus of orientation (contrasted with ).
- Field drain
noun 1. an underground earthenware pipe used for draining fields
[feeld] /fild/ noun 1. an expanse of open or cleared ground, especially a piece of land suitable or used for pasture or tillage. 2. Sports. 3. Baseball. 4. a sphere of activity, interest, etc., especially within a particular business or profession: the field of teaching; the field of Shakespearean scholarship. 5. the area or region […]
- Field-effect transistor
[feeld-i-fekt] /ˈfild ɪˌfɛkt/ noun, Electronics. 1. a transistor in which the output current is varied by varying the value of an electric field within a region of the device. Abbreviation: FET. noun 1. a unipolar transistor consisting of three or more electrode regions, the source, one or more gates, and the drain. A current flowing […]
noun, Physics. 1. the removal of electrons from a metallic conductor by a strong electric field. noun 1. the emission of electrons from a solid or liquid subjected to a high electric field field emission The emission of electrons from the surface of a conductor, caused by a strong electric field. Field emission is used […]