Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Being in the field of battle; encamped.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Engaged in the field; encamped.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of field.

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Examples

  • Another device being fielded is the Sherlock, which helps troops detect explosives made from fertilizer, the primary component of bombs in Afghanistan.

    Push on to protect new troops from IEDs

  • In Mr. Akindele's office in Warri, the oil hub of the Western part of the Niger Delta, one of the calls fielded on a recent day by the official was from a citizen reporting oil pollution from a nearby Chevron Corp. facility.

    Oil Hearing to Cast Spotlight on West Africa

  • These days, many of the calls fielded by his Park Avenue office are from people he's never met.

    Marvin Traub's Busy Life After Bloomie's

  • After Anderson led off with a single, Valentin fielded Betemit's grounder in the hole between first and second.

    USATODAY.com - Delgado powers Mets past Dodgers in opener

  • In the first inning of his first game this spring, Larkin fielded a ball in the hole the same play and completed it without mishap.

    USATODAY.com - National League Central

  • After a leadoff walk to Jose Molina, David Eckstein fielded a bunt and threw wildly past first base, allowing Molina to advance to third.

    American League Baseball - Angels vs. White Sox

  • The director and co-founder of SITE, Rita Katz, noted the volume of Irhabi’s posts, many of them “very time-consuming uploads,” and the numerous requests he fielded from the al-Ansar community as evidence that “he could not have been a one-man operation.”

    Jihad 2.0

  • The director and co-founder of SITE, Rita Katz, noted the volume of Irhabi’s posts, many of them “very time-consuming uploads,” and the numerous requests he fielded from the al-Ansar community as evidence that “he could not have been a one-man operation.”

    Jihad 2.0

  • According to data on calls fielded between July and May, the types of complaints vary by borough.

    A Brrr in Brooklyn Leads 311 Calls

  • Q These are strictly coming in on the comment line, no calls fielded personally by the President?

    Press Briefing By Joe Lockhart

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