a psychological trait associated with having an internal locus of orientation (contrasted with ).
[feel-ding] /ˈfil dɪŋ/ noun 1. Henry, 1707–54, English novelist, dramatist, and essayist. [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 […]
noun, Baseball. 1. a measure of the fielding ability of a player, obtained by dividing the number of put-outs and assists by the number of put-outs, assists, and errors and carrying out the result to three decimal places. A player with ten errors in 600 chances has a fielding average of .984.
noun, Physics. 1. . noun, Physics. 1. the vector sum of all forces exerted by a field on a unit mass, unit charge, unit magnetic pole, etc., at a given point within the field. noun 1. (radio, television) the intensity of an electromagnetic wave at any point in the area covered by a radio or […]
- Field-ion microscope
[feeld-ahy-uh n, -ahy-on] /ˈfildˌaɪ ən, -ˌaɪ ɒn/ noun 1. a device in which the atomic structure of the surface of a conductor is made visible by introducing helium gas into the device and applying a high voltage to ionize and accelerate the gas toward a fluorescent screen.