unfinished as found in , especially when used for building purposes.
building stone found in fields
1797, from field (n.) + stone (n.).
noun, Optics. 1. the aperture that limits the field of view of a lens or system of lenses.
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 television transmitter 2. (physics) […]
[feeld-strip] /ˈfildˌstrɪp/ verb (used with object), field-stripped or (Rare) field-stript, field-stripping. Military. 1. to take apart (a weapon) for cleaning, lubrication, and repair or for inspection. 2. to roll up the paper and scatter the tobacco of (a cigarette butt).
- Field study
noun 1. (often pl) a research project carried out in the field See field (sense 11)