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

  • n. An explicit mathematical description of physical phenomena that takes into account the effects of one or more fields.
  • n. The study of fields and field extensions in algebra.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The branch of mathematics dealing with the algebraic structure of fields.

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

  • n. (physics) a theory that explains a physical phenomenon in terms of a field and the manner in which it interacts with matter or with other fields


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.