The maximum amount of water that a soil or rock can hold, as by capillary action, before the water is drawn away by gravity.
noun, Sports. 1. a member of a team taking active part in a game who is authorized to make decisions for the team, especially in regard to planning plays, deciding whether to accept penalties called by an official against the opponents, etc. noun 1. the senior official at an archery meeting, responsible for safety
- Field centre
noun 1. a research centre equipped for field studies, usually located in or near an area of scientific interest
noun 1. .
- Field circus
A derogatory pun on “field service”. The field service organisation of any hardware manufacturer, but especially DEC. There is an entire genre of jokes about DEC field circus engineers: Q: How can you recognise a DEC field circus engineer with a flat tire? A: He’s changing one tire at a time to see which one […]
noun, Electricity. 1. a coil that generates a magnetic field when an electric current is passed through it: used in various electrical devices, as motors, generators, or electromagnets.