field day

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field day a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
    • n field day a time of unusual pleasure and success
    • n field day a day for outdoor athletic competition
    • n field day (military) a day for military exercises and display
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Field day (Mil) A day in the fields.
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Usage

In literature:

This was the field-day of the doctrinaires.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
There had been the last secret final practice on Yale Field the day before.
"Andy at Yale" by Roy Eliot Stokes
The theory of field work is that there shall be two meals a day, one in the morning and one at night.
"The North Pole" by Robert E. Peary
On the day he was able to put on his clothes, it poured down rain and work in the fields was impossible.
"The Southerner" by Thomas Dixon
On the eighteenth day of March, this officer, accompanied by Mr. Clive, took the field, and was joined by captain de Gingins at Tiruchirapalli.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
It was a happy day for Ken, and for all the candidates, when the coach ordered them out on the field.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
It took all the day time working in the big field for Miss Dolly.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
On the day above referred to I saw Tom coming across the snowy fields that lay between the Edwards' farm and the old Squire's.
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
In a day or two the master bade him go and mind the cows in a field that had half of it under young corn.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
It was the time of the Burmese harvest, and the first of the ripe paddy fields would be gathered in that day.
"Chatterbox, 1905." by Various
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In poetry:

And when she sleeps at last perchance
Her soul hath slipped away
To fields of Serbia and of France
Until the dawn of day.
"The Convent Garden" by Katharine Tynan
O STILLER than the fields that lie
Beneath the morning heaven,
And sweeter than day's gardens are
The purple fields of even!
"The Fields Of Even" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
Amid them all a pilgrim kneel'd,
In gown of sackcloth grey;
Far journeying from his native field,
He first saw Rome that day.
"The Gray Brother" by Sir Walter Scott
For thou art like unto the flowers
That grow upon the field;
Uncertain are thy days and hours,
As flowers that blossoms yield.
"The Seasons Of The Year Compared To the Life Of A Man" by Susannah Hawkins
To-day I think
Only with scents, - scents dead leaves yield,
And bracken, and wild carrot's seed,
And the square mustard field;
"Digging 2" by Edward Thomas
Who slumber now by night and day
In fields of level brown;
Whose hearts within their breasts were clay
Before they laid them down.
"My Own" by Dorothy Parker

In news:

If you can't wait for your December issue of QST to arrive in the mail to see how you did in the 2012 ARRL Field Day, don't worry.
The Missouri Department of Conservation and Ducks Unlimited celebrate 75 years during Wetland Field Day.
Field Day focuses on local farm.
University of Illinois Extension, Grundy County, invites area residents to a Field Day from 9 am to noon Friday, Oct 19, at Creekside Natural Farm.
MTSU Dairy Facilities Open to Public at Sept 27 Ag Field Day.
KTTN/KGOZ News: Quality Beef emphasized at Thompson Farm field day.
Field Day teaches Mississippi 5th-graders about great outdoors.
Field Day offers programs Sept 14.
Field day at Fish & Game on Sept 16.
Beef, forestry focus of field day.
Owen Rock Cranberries hosts state summer cranberry field day.
Twenty-two children took part in the annual field day.
Demonstration gardens gear up for Field Day.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio — There's a lot in store for pumpkin growers at this year's Pumpkin Field Day, to be held Sept 5 from 6-8 pm at Ohio State University's Western Agricultural Research Station in South Charleston.
Field Day held in Mississippi County.
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In science:

Introducing the inverted visual field for 30 days and subsequent (cid:210)normalization(cid:211) (lenses removed), [sic] modified the learning situation. However, the subject went on learning despite these disrupting factors (p. 116).
Combining Research Methods and Results from Psychology and Physics in the Investigation of Quantum Mechanics
The time fields are minute, hour, day of the month, month, and the day of the week.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
This paradox deals with the often mistaken fact that it is the logical problems in the field of Artificial Intelligence that are the hardest to solve, and that simple day to day activities like facial recognition, and hand-eye coordination that are the easiest and can be easily implemented.
To study the phenomenon of the Moravec's Paradox
Red crosses represent Field 2 and are shifted to higher periods by 0.01 log(days).
A New Cepheid Distance to the Giant Spiral M101 Based On Image Subtraction of HST/ACS Observations
Abstract—Now-a-days the amount of data stored in educational database increasing rapidly. These databases contain hidden information for improvement of students’ performance. Educational data mining is used to study the data available in the educational field and bring out the hidden knowledge from it.
Data Mining: A Prediction for Performance Improvement of Engineering Students using Classification
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