Field vs. Sector

Field vs. Sector — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Field and Sector

Fieldnoun

A broad, level, open expanse of land.

Sectornoun

A part or division, as of a city or a national economy

the manufacturing sector.

Fieldnoun

A meadow

cows grazing in a field.

Sectornoun

The portion of a circle bounded by two radii and the included arc.

Fieldnoun

A cultivated expanse of land, especially one devoted to a particular crop

a field of corn.

Sectornoun

A measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged together at one end.

Fieldnoun

A portion of land or a geologic formation containing a specified natural resource

a copper field.

Sectornoun

(Computers) A portion of a storage device making up the smallest addressable unit of information.

Fieldnoun

A wide unbroken expanse, as of ice.

Sectornoun

A division of a defensive position for which one military unit is responsible.

Fieldnoun

A battleground.

Sectornoun

A division of an offensive military position.

Fieldnoun

(Archaic) A battle.

Sectorverb

To divide (something) into sectors.

Fieldnoun

The scene or an area of military operations or maneuvers

officers in the field.

Sectornoun

section

Fieldnoun

A background area, as on a flag, painting, or coin

a blue insignia on a field of red.

Sectornoun

zone (designated area).

Fieldnoun

(Heraldry) The background of a shield or one of the divisions of the background.

Sectornoun

(geometry) part of a circle, extending to the center

Fieldnoun

An area or setting of practical activity or application outside an office, school, factory, or laboratory

biologists working in the field.a product tested in the field.

Sectornoun

(computing) fixed-sized unit (traditionally 512 bytes) of sequential data stored on a track of a digital medium (compare to block)

Fieldnoun

An area or region where business activities are conducted

sales representatives in the field.

Sectornoun

(military) an area designated by boundaries within which a unit operates, and for which it is responsible

Fieldnoun

An area in which an athletic event takes place, especially the area inside or near to a running track, where field events are held.

Sectornoun

(military) one of the subdivisions of a coastal frontier

Fieldnoun

In baseball, the positions on defense or the ability to play defense

She excels in the field.

Sectornoun

(science fiction) a fictional region of space designated for navigational or governance purposes.

Fieldnoun

In baseball, one of the three sections of the outfield

He can hit to any field.

Sectornoun

(calculation) an instrument consisting of two rulers of equal length joined by a hinge.

Fieldnoun

A range, area, or subject of human activity, interest, or knowledge

several fields of endeavor.

Sectornoun

a field of economic activity

public sector;private sector

Fieldnoun

The contestants or participants in a competition or athletic event, especially those other than the favorite or winner.

Sectornoun

(engineering) A toothed gear whose face is the arc of a circle.

Fieldnoun

The body of riders following a pack of hounds in hunting.

Sectornoun

a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle

Fieldnoun

The people running in an election for a political office

The field has been reduced to three candidates.

Sectornoun

a body of people who form part of society or economy;

the public sector

Fieldnoun

(Mathematics) A set of elements having two operations, designated addition and multiplication, satisfying the conditions that multiplication is distributive over addition, that the set is a group under addition, and that the elements with the exception of the additive identity form a group under multiplication.

Sectornoun

a particular aspect of life or activity;

he was helpless in an important sector of his life

Fieldnoun

(Physics) A physical quantity in a region of space, such as gravitational force or fluid pressure, having a distinct value (scalar, vector, or tensor) at each point.

Sectornoun

the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes

Fieldnoun

The usually circular area in which the image is rendered by the lens system of an optical instrument; field of view.

Sectornoun

a portion of a military position

Fieldnoun

An element of a database record in which one piece of information is stored.

Sectornoun

measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end

Fieldnoun

A space, as on an online form or request for information, that accepts the input of text

an address field.

Fieldadjective

Growing, cultivated, or living in fields or open land.

Fieldadjective

Made, used, or carried on in the field

field operations.

Fieldadjective

Working, operating, or active in the field

field representatives of a firm.

Fieldverb

(Sports) To catch or pick up (a ball) and often make a throw to another player, especially in baseball.

Fieldverb

To respond to or deal with

fielded tough questions from the press.

Fieldverb

(Sports) To place in the playing area

field a team.

Fieldverb

To nominate in an election

field a candidate.

Fieldverb

To put into action; deploy

field an army of campaign workers.

Fieldverb

To enter (data) into a field.

Fieldverb

To play as a fielder

How well can he field?.

Fieldnoun

A land area free of woodland, cities, and towns; open country.

There are several species of wild flowers growing in this field.

Fieldnoun

The open country near or belonging to a town or city.

Fieldnoun

A wide, open space that is usually used to grow crops or to hold farm animals.

There were some cows grazing in a field.A crop circle was made in a corn field.

Fieldnoun

(geology) A region containing a particular mineral.

oil field;gold field

Fieldnoun

A place where competitive matches are carried out.

Fieldnoun

A place where a battle is fought; a battlefield.

Fieldnoun

An area reserved for playing a game or race with one’s physical force.

soccer fieldSubstitutes are only allowed onto the field after their boots are checked.

Fieldnoun

A place where competitive matches are carried out with figures, playing field, in a boardgame or in a computer game.

Fieldnoun

A competitive situation, circumstances in which one faces conflicting moves of rivals.

Fieldnoun

(metonymically) All of the competitors in any outdoor contest or trial, or all except the favourites in the betting.

This racehorse is the strongest in a weak field.

Fieldnoun

Any of various figurative meanings, regularly dead metaphors.

Fieldnoun

(physics) A physical phenomenon (such as force, potential or fluid velocity) that pervades a region; a mathematical model of such a phenomenon that associates each point and time with a scalar, vector or tensor quantity.

magnetic field;gravitational field;scalar field

Fieldnoun

Any of certain structures serving cognition.

Fieldnoun

A physical or virtual location for the input of information in the form of symbols.

Fieldverb

To intercept or catch (a ball) and play it.

Fieldverb

To be the team catching and throwing the ball, as opposed to hitting it.

The blue team are fielding first, while the reds are batting.

Fieldverb

To place (a team) in a game.

The away team fielded two new players and the second-choice goalkeeper.

Fieldverb

(transitive) To answer; to address.

She will field questions immediately after her presentation.

Fieldverb

(transitive) To defeat.

They fielded a fearsome army.

Fieldverb

(transitive) To execute research (in the field).

He fielded the marketing survey about the upcoming product.

Fieldverb

To deploy in the field.

to field a new land-mine detector

Fieldnoun

a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed;

he planted a field of wheat

Fieldnoun

a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought;

they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

Fieldnoun

somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected;

anthropologists do much of their work in the field

Fieldnoun

a branch of knowledge;

in what discipline is his doctorate?teachers should be well trained in their subjectanthropology is the study of human beings

Fieldnoun

the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

Fieldnoun

a particular kind of commercial enterprise;

they are outstanding in their field

Fieldnoun

a particular environment or walk of life;

his social sphere is limitedit was a closed area of employmenthe's out of my orbit

Fieldnoun

a piece of land prepared for playing a game;

the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field

Fieldnoun

extensive tract of level open land;

they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plainhe longed for the fields of his youth

Fieldnoun

(mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1;

the set of all rational numbers is a field

Fieldnoun

a region in which active military operations are in progress;

the army was in the field awaiting actionhe served in the Vietnam theater for three years

Fieldnoun

all of the horses in a particular horse race

Fieldnoun

all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event

Fieldnoun

a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found;

the diamond fields of South Africa

Fieldnoun

(computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information

Fieldnoun

the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)

Fieldnoun

a place where planes take off and land

Fieldverb

catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket

Fieldverb

play as a fielder

Fieldverb

answer adequately or successfully;

The lawyer fielded all questions from the press

Fieldverb

select (a team or individual player) for a game;

The Patriots fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl