field event

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field event a competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track
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Usage

In literature:

Another wretched day passed, the event of which was the uncovering of Sprudell's fine field boots in a drift outside.
"The Man from the Bitter Roots" by Caroline Lockhart
News of these events quickly reached Bacon and his men in the field.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
The other and still more important event was the institution by Whitefield of field-preaching.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
A substantial, but, as the event proved, not sufficiently high stone fence bounded the whole field.
"A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses" by J. S. Rarey
There were only four entries for the running events, the same names appearing in all; so he could not be kept from the field.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
It was expected that Italy would take a prominent part in the series of events which had taken place on these various fields.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
During the past few weeks great events had happened in the new-made chamber of the field-voles' burrow.
"Creatures of the Night" by Alfred W. Rees
Give the rules for one track and one field event.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
The other, and still more important event, was the institution by Whitefield of field-preaching.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Everything still depends upon events in the field.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
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In poetry:

The hag related then the sports
Of that eventful day,
When on the well contested field
Full fifteen thousand lay.
"Gondoline" by Henry Kirke White

In news:

Last week the action on the field took a backseat to the horrific events which unfolded in Kansas City early Saturday morning.
Jefferson Elementary School recently hosted a "Survivor" field day for students as a fundraising event, and it proved to be a success.
" Moe 's is not an organization that sits back and watches others take care of things," said Moe 's Field Marketing Manager Joe Salome, who is organizing the event.
Events like company holiday parties, volunteering opportunities and networking events are opportune times for recent grads and current students to make personal connections with those in their field.
The Seattle Seahawks announced Friday that Chicago-based Levy Restaurants will take over all food service at Qwest Field and Qwest Field Event Center.
The results are especially encouraging considering each event had a field of 20 teams.
This video was shot by his mom at a school field day event.
MINNEAPOLIS — A face-to-face encounter between Democratic Fifth District Rep Keith Ellison and Republican challenger Chris Fields was a much more subdued event than their previous debate when the candidates verbally attacked each other.
Fourth-annual Lacey event raises $5,000 to stage free track & field meet for kids.
Many times, corporate golf events have a limited field of prospective players.
Situated in the middle of horse country, Plantation Field has steadily grown from a local horse trials into a destination event.
The month-long event starts with Behind the Scenes tours in the field and lab Saturday.
According to ARRL Field Day Manager Dan Henderson, N1ND, this is yet another record number of entries received for what is one of Amateur Radio's most popular on-the-air operating events.
The TFM Forum is seeking experts in the field of facility management to share their knowledge, wisdom and experience with attendees at our April 2012 event in the New York City area.
Harford athletes win 20 events on track and on field.
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In science:

BeppoSAX Wide Field Cameras can observe a large fraction of them simultaneously (Fig. 1), allowing the discovery of rare events.
X-ray sources in globular clusters
One should see negative MR (defined as MR = [ρ(H)-ρ(0)]/ρ(0)) as a function of H with a pronounced variation at low fields in the magnetically ordered state, in the event that there is a pseudo-gap.
Magnetic and transport anomalies in the compounds, RCuAs2 (R= Pr, Nd, Sm, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, and Er)
Charge weighted 2D display of overlapped events when the RICH detector is perpendicular to the beam and operated with a normal drift field of -200V at a gain of 104: a) CsI-TTGEM, b) CsI-RETGEM.
R&D results on a CsI-TTGEM based photodetector
Digital samples are processed locally with on-board Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), where a trigger logic allows discrimination of events. A trigger master board is used to synchronize all ADC boards, and to generate a global trigger.
The MIDAS experiment: A prototype for the microwave emission of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays
This information can be used for a deterministic steering of the field towards a target Fock state |nt, as well as for detection and subsequent correction of quantum jump events.
Real-time quantum feedback prepares and stabilizes photon number states
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