the region of space surrounding a body, such as a charged particle or a magnet, within which it can exert a force on another similar body not in contact with it See also electric field, magnetic field, gravitational field
noun 1. the area covered by a weapon or group of weapons firing from a given position. noun 1. the area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover with fire from a given position
noun, Military. 1. an officer holding a field grade. noun 1. an officer holding field rank, namely that of major, lieutenant colonel, or colonel
- Fifty-four-forty or Fight
[fif-tee-fawr-fawr-tee, -fohr-] /ˈfɪf tiˌfɔrˈfɔr ti, -ˌfoʊr-/ U.S. History. 1. a slogan popular in 1846, especially among Democrats, who asserted U.S. ownership of the entire Oregon country, including the part that Great Britain claimed between 49° and 54° 40prime; N latitude.
[fif-tee-fawrth, -fohrth] /ˈfɪf tiˈfɔrθ, -ˈfoʊrθ/ adjective 1. next after the fifty-third; being the ordinal number for 54. 2. being one of 54 equal parts. noun 3. a fifty-fourth part, especially of one (1/54). 4. the fifty-fourth member of a series.