Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Baseball The area of the field bounded by home plate and first, second, and third bases.
  • n. Baseball The defensive positions of first base, second base, third base, and shortstop considered as a unit.
  • n. The area inside a racetrack or running track.
  • n. A field located near a farmhouse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The area inside a racetrack or running track.
  • n. A constrained scope or area.
  • n. An area to cultivate: a field
  • n. The region of the field roughly bounded by the home plate, first base, second base and third base.
  • n. (as a modifier, functioning as an adjective) Of an event, happening in the infield.
  • n. The region of the field roughly bounded by the wicket keeper, slips, gully, point, cover, mid off, mid on, midwicket and square leg.
  • v. To inclose (a piece of land); make a field of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Arable and manured land kept continually under crop; -- distinguished from outfield.
  • n. The diamond; -- opposed to outfield. See Diamond, n., 5.
  • transitive v. To inclose, as a field.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To inclose, as a piece of land; make a field of.
  • Under crop; noting arable land which is still kept under crop: distinguished from outfield.
  • n. In base-ball. See field, n., 3.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate

Etymologies

From in- +‎ field. (Wiktionary)

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