Usually, when talking about the word field, our imagery directly refers to an area of land, surrounded by a fence, used for farming or animals. That one is surely true, but today, we are going to discover five other meanings you don’t know about the same word.
A field in computing is a part of a record that is a separate item of data.
Eg: I have created many fields so that you should not be confused in analyses.
Also called pitch in British English, a field in sports in an area of land, usually in compounds, used to play.
Eg: A football field, a baseball field.
In business, it refers to all the people or products competing in a particular area.
Eg: Moov and Togocom lead the telecommunication field in Togo.
In physics, a field is an area in which a mentioned force has an effect.
Eg: An electromagnetic field; a gravitational field.
A particular work or activity in which somebody works or is interest
Eg: A field of music, a field of research.
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Source: Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary, 7th edition.1 Commenter