subject field

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n subject field a branch of knowledge "in what discipline is his doctorate?","teachers should be well trained in their subject","anthropology is the study of human beings"
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Usage

In literature:

For a considerable time the fields of snow had been subjected to the influence of the blazing sun, and had been greatly diminished in depth.
"The Red Man's Revenge" by R.M. Ballantyne
The teacher has the whole field, which this subject opens, fully before him.
"The Teacher" by Jacob Abbott
But most of these are more in the nature of sub-headings to the subjects in our list, and offer a more restricted field of collecting.
"The Book-Hunter at Home" by P. B. M. Allan
In connection with this field work, attention is given to the literature upon this subject.
"Ohio Arbor Day 1913: Arbor and Bird Day Manual" by Various
There is a large field for work but I must confess I am wholly unprepared to give you a talk on this subject.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifth Annual Meeting" by Various
Mr. FIELD'S amendment is properly an addition, and relates entirely to other subjects.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Such a field for comedy, for tragedy, for portraiture, for satire, as they all make-such subjects as they would yield!
"Picture and Text" by Henry James
The field was almost entirely new, as a university subject.
"American Cookery" by Various
I almost feel that I ought to apologize to the Field Club for asking them to listen to a paper on so small a subject as the Daisy.
"The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare" by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
But not for ages had a king been knighted by a subject on a field of battle.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
The shocks may remain in the field many weeks, subject to repeated rains, without material injury.
"The Peanut Plant" by B. W. Jones
It was not the subject of school clubs that was the burden of Ruth Fielding's thought for most of that day, however.
"Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall" by Alice B. Emerson
In truth, almost all the greater subjects of man's contemplation belong to both fields.
"Leading Articles on Various Subjects" by Hugh Miller
But how can a magnet, not subject to a varying current, change its magnetic field?
"The Machinery of the Universe" by Amos Emerson Dolbear
Most of them came to hear old Shives talk, for Jack was a philosopher and no subject was out of his field.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
The trembling fields of space are subjected to their fierce assaults.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
It may be safely said that the subject is not new, or the field uncultivated.
"The Galaxy, May, 1877" by Various
When will fresh subjects for description be wanting with such a field to the hand of genius?
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, No. 359, September 1845" by Various
By the aid of these a certain amount of work has been done in the subject, but it is still largely an unworked field.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 4" by Various
To indicate the vast field of special subjects in which the oidores were required to report, various instances may be mentioned.
"The Audiencia in the Spanish Colonies" by Charles Henry Cunningham
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In poetry:

When sudden, from the westward, rushed
A wide array of waves;
Over the subject fields they gushed
From far-off, unknown caves.
"A Book of Dreams: Part I" by George MacDonald
And thus the festive summer yields
No sight more happy, none so gay,
As when amid her subject-fields
She wanders on from day to day.
"The Progress Of The Rose" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Her subjects take their orders from her eye,
While she to each their various talks assigns;
And now o'er Nature's ample field they fly,
A field far richer than Peruvian mines.
"To Silvia, moral" by Ann Steele

In news:

The subject was the Outlying Landing Field the.
Among his favored subjects were early misty mornings, sunlit fields of bluebonnets , cactus in bloom, dusty roads and South Texas brush country.
McCormick (Purple Heart) again tackles a horrifying subject with grace while unsentimentally portraying the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge and Cambodia's killing fields.
Tiny, self-assembling robots can swim and clamp onto particles and then release them when subjected to the right magnetic fields.
FAIRBANKS — Residents from about 20 Alaska communities arrive at the Alpine Lodge in Fairbanks today for five days of presentations and field trips on the subject of wood energy.
Ltd plans to buy BP PLC's interests in the Alba and Britannia fields in the UK North Sea for $280 million, subject to regulatory and other licensee approvals.
Residents and officials from close to twenty urban and rural communities from around the state are in town this week for five days of presentations and field trips on the subject of wood energy.
Mike Edwards, former cellist for Electric Light Orchestra, who was crushed to death by a 1,300-pound hay bale that rolled down a field and landed on his van, was not the subject of negligence on behalf of a pair of farmers.
Thomas Tunstall, a professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio who has studied the economic impact of the shale play, said the Eagle Ford and other fields are subject to oil price fluctuations.
Be sure to write Vox Populi in the subject field.
Linn Energy LLC agreed to buy BP America Production Co.'s holdings in Jonah and Pinedale natural gas fields for $1 billion in a cash transaction expected to close by July 31, subject to all necessary governmental and regulatory approvals.
Resumes sent via our optional email form list the Banner and job title in the subject field.
Publishes books in 12 fields including computing, electronics, aviation, engineering and several how-to subjects.
Or e-mail your photo information, with the picture attached as a.jpg file, to Travel@OrlandoSentinel.com with YOUR BEST SHOT in the subject field.
Farragut Municipal Planning Commission unanimously approved a site plan for a private residence off Evans Road, subject to verification that a drainage field would not be damaged during construction of a new driveway.
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In science:

Subjected to the same far field stress, two triangular inclusions kept at the same aspect ratio but at different length scales will exhibit strain gradients that scale as 1/ai.
Erratum: Size-dependent piezoelectricity and elasticity in nanostructures due to the flexoelectric effect[PHYSICAL REVIEW B 77, 125424 (2008)]
The Project X Linac design calls for solenoidal focusing. The fringe magnetic field requirement for the lenses was established to be at the level of 10 µT. This was subject to some criticism as being both too low and too high.
First high power pulsed tests of a dressed 325 MHz superconducting single spoke resonator at Fermilab
The number of citations per document and h-indexes for each subject field will be calculated, which can be used to make comparisons between individual researchers. A ratio of the average h-index between two subject fields is suggested as the measure to be used in a comparison.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
To calculate the average number of citations per document for a subject field the average is calculated over countries.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
The quality of research differs much between countries, thus to find an average over the whole spectrum of quality the plain sample mean and not a weighted mean was calculated to estimate results over countries for a specific subject field.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
Inference for a specific subject field over all countries was carried out using the estimated average citations per documents as calculated in (1).
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
Countries with at least one publication in the subject field were included to calculate the summary statistics.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
In figure 2 it can be seen that the h-index is strongly dependent on the number of citations, which differs between subject fields, leading to higher h-factors in subject fields where one can expect more citations.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
The summary statistics of the approximated citations per document and average h-index per subject field are given in the appendix.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
These averages are used to calculate ratios with respect to averages over all subject fields.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
There are big differences between subject fields with respect to the citations per document and the h-indexes.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
The multidisciplinary subject field is a total outlier compared to the other results with respect to average number of citations per published paper.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
The ranking of the ratios of individual subject fields for citations per document and the h-index to the all subject fields combined are shown in figure 5 and figure 6.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
The variables are the different subject fields and the observations the vectors per subject field of respectively citations per document and for the second analysis the matrix of h-indexes of countries.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
Multidimensional scaling plot showing dimensions 1 and 2, using citations per document for various subject fields.
An empirical study to order citation statistics between subject fields
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