Translation of field in Spanish:

field

campo, n.

Pronunciation /fild//fiːld/

noun

  • 1

    Farming
    (for crops) campo masculine
    (for grazing) campo masculine
    (for grazing) prado masculine
    (for grazing) potrero masculine Latin America
    a field of corn/wheat un maizal/trigal
    • there are two fields under oats and one fallow hay dos campos sembrados de avena y uno en barbecho
    • the flowers of the field las flores del campo
    • In fact it sits in the middle of a plain - open fields upon open fields of barley and wheat span out ahead and behind it in the almost flat Midlands landscape.
    • The great expanses of the open fields were replaced by hedges, fences, and, in upland areas, dry stone walling.
    • Our search continues for new, safe, and powerful ways to disinfest fields where these crops are planted.
    • Roads will be removed or tunnelled and ploughed fields returned to open grassland.
    • The main reasons for its decline are the clearance of heaths, drainage of winter-wet grasslands, loss of pastures to arable fields, and decline of grazing on commons.
    • To help their recovery, and that of birds and insects, farmers are now being encouraged to sow margins of native plants, including wild flowers, around fields alongside arable crops.
    • Wheat fields are harrowed before the crop emerges to get the first flush of weeds.
    • Whatever the dangers of open fields and common pastures, enclosure movements are premature.
    • Our hay and pasture fields are really thriving, and the earthworm population is amazing.
    • It is amazing how fast the fields planted to crops have been turning green.
    • The leaf bits were drying up and falling apart, having been taken off fresh corn plants in Georgia fields several days before.
    • Pasture fields were soil tested each year, and inventories were completed in the spring and summer for forage species, weeds, and bare ground percentage.
    • Its second-growth oaks, hickories, and sugar maples tower over the open pastures and fields of the lower slope and bottomland.
    • In the aisles between the vines as well as in fallow fields, growers plant different crops to crowd out weeds, repel bugs, and provide soil nutrients.
    • Much of the land was intensely cultivated, a dry quiltwork of barley fields and hayfields and pastures shorn down to the dirt by goats and sheep.
    • The project will reforest old crop fields and pastures and an abandoned rock quarry that has degraded over the years.
    • They cleared forests to encourage grass for particular animals, to open fields for crops, and to increase growth of particular plants.
    • The country side was woods/swamps for the most part with open farm fields of wheat and corn, that was about three feet high.
    • As she walked past pastures and small fields of crops she could not bring herself to imagine her own life coming to that.
    • The farther west we flew, the more I saw some strange sights, those being great, circular fields of green crops located next to desert sands.
  • 2

    • 2.1Sport
      (area of play)

      campo masculine
      cancha feminine Latin America
      football/baseball field cancha de futbol/béisbol Mexico Central America Latin America
      • a true sportsman on and off the field todo un caballero dentro y fuera del terreno de juego
      • Well, no matter how they look on paper, you gotta play the games on the field.
      • Back in those days they wouldn't have taken the camera away from the field while the game was being played.
      • It's this talent, he argues, that has enabled them to maximise the potential playing area of a football field.
      • He fires off the ball, disrupts the backfield and makes plays all over the football field.
      • He said his proposal would involve a single-storey school, which could offer facilities for community activities, including a swimming pool, a hall, a gym and sports fields.
      • Think of it like the computer game Minesweeper, except on a football field.
      • So you don't see all the best players of the game on the field at the same time.
      • So that game in 1986 was the first time we were on the same field in a competitive game.
      • I don't want to see injuries happen to anyone on the football field, but they are a part of the game.
      • However this proved to be in vain when some quick thinking at a tap penalty saw Dodworth go nearly the full length of the field to tie the game.
      • The sports centre subsidises things like playing fields and football fields.
      • Both keepers were the busiest players on the field in an end-to-end game with Bingley opening the scoring in the tenth minute.
      • He sees it in all aspects of life, from sports fields to football clubs.
      • As a follower of the game it will be a joy to watch Kavanagh playing on Gaelic football fields for many more years to come.
      • But his presence led to an unprecedented incident on the field in the Seagulls-Apollon game.
      • Usftl games are typically played on Sunday mornings on regulation football fields with 12-minute quarters.
      • There is no doubt that being a spectator is far more stressful than to actually be involved in the game on the field.
      • He has, without doubt, one of the more dangerous players on the field in Game Two.
      • One sports talk show after another was lined up in front of the dugouts, taking live shots of the field before the big game.
      • Mercy, but they are going to have fun on the football field at Honolulu, and possibly the nearest race track.

    • 2.2(competitors)

      the whole field set off after the fox toda la partida salió tras el zorro
      • there's a strong field of applicants for the job hay una buena selección de candidatos para el puesto
      • Craig was head and shoulders above the rest of the field beating his nearest rival by over a minute.
      • But he pulled away from the rest of the field by following up with a sparkling 67 which contained five birdies.
      • But the gap between the big boys and the rest of the field is nowhere near as large as people may think.
      • By the time the rest of the field got underway Clay Regazzoni's Ferrari was already in second gear and had jumped into a clear lead from the fourth row of the grid.
      • The rest of the field fell away and are still waiting for the return of Kevin Mitch to give these guys some competition at the top.
      • This clearly is a safety risk to both the drivers in the lapped cars and the rest of the field.
      • The contest will narrow the field to 7 teams from a total of 15 for the finals on October 23.
      • The duo finished, but almost two minutes behind the rest of the field.
      • The Manchester postwoman again proved to be a cut above the rest of the field in the JP Morgan Corporate Chase finals in New York.
      • West got away, followed by one other rider, with the rest of the field contesting a very close and tactical bunch sprint in Ramsey town.
      • This was an unusual year for the Oscars: No single film dominated the field and swept the board.
      • Normally, the rest of the field are scared stiff of Radcliffe, last night she was the one with the fear factor.
      • Truex was miles ahead of Busch, the rookie of the year, but the two were time zones ahead of the rest of the field.
      • That can't be good news for the rest of the field, which not only has to contend with a tough course, but a tough player.
      • At 11, she won Hawaii's most prestigious women's event - beating the rest of the field by nine strokes.
      • In the West, everyone is waiting to see how much the gap between the Lakers and the rest of the field has narrowed.
      • Law led the 46 car field to the green flag.
      • On Monday the 16th, Don Ratcliffe with his sore thumb clobbered the rest of the field by three strokes.
      • Playing off a 19 handicap, Bob came in with 39 points to beat the field by a single stroke.
      • Tergat produced a brave run, racing through the last nine laps on his own after the rest of the field were unable to match his pace.

  • 3also field of battle

    Military
    campo de batalla masculine
    • In 1913 Paris was hit by The Rite of Spring and by a volume of noise and dissonance that no human had experienced outside the field of battle.
    • The inference, that the ideas that it contains should be carried to the field of battle, is inescapable.
    • From the mists, a shuffling figure could be discerned moving towards the field of battle.
    • It was more likely that their shortcomings outside the field of battle that would hold them back.
    • But while vanquishing the enemy on the field of battle is necessary, it is not sufficient.
    • Even now, the last of my forces have withdrawn from the field of battle back into the keep.
    • Ultimate victory for them lies at the level of grand strategy rather than on the field of battle.
    • Losing a man on the field of battle is a terrible thing, but losing a man when the army is bedded down for the winter is truly a tragedy.
    • We read of their heroic actions on the field of battle and their deeds in other places.
    • But for the labours of a statesman all the sound and fury of the swordsman on the field of battle would in the end signify nothing.
    • However, they could not forget the bonds they had forged with their French brothers on the field of battle.
    • David's beheading of Goliath took place on the field of battle, after Goliath was already dead.
    • I wondered if my classmates and I could make such a sacrifice for our country on the field of battle.
    • Images of Bruce Lee and the night fighting scene in Enter the Dragon flashed through my mind like flags on the field of battle.
    • The threats from the beach were horrifying enough to have made Napoleon turn from the field of battle.
    • All these were slaughtered in savage fields for the faith and fell beside the standard of the Cross, breathing loyalty to God and man in their last agonies.
    • Rupert made himself conspicuous during our Civil War in many a bloody field.
    • Unable to match the forces of the West on the field of battle, new plans had to be hatched.
    • All her life she had imagined the field of battle from her grandfather's descriptions.
    • The U.S. military was so superior as to be virtually unchallengeable on the field of battle.
    • It would have been better if they had fallen on the field of battle.
    • But the idea is to use it on a wounded soldier on the field of battle where blood is hard to come across.
  • 4

    (of study, work) campo masculine
    (of activities) esfera feminine
    she's an expert in her field es una experta en su campo
    • my field is 20th century poetry mi especialidad es la poesía del siglo XX
    • what field is he in? ¿cuál es su campo / especialidad?
    • to be first in the field ser el líder del mercado
    • During the past two decades, we have witnessed exponential growth in the fields of genetics and molecular biology.
    • He is master of his subject, and has had time to branch out into other fields.
    • They will come away, as I did, with a pretty good idea of what the field of forensic geology is all about.
    • It also includes all other rights that may result from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, literary or artistic fields.
    • By arrogance I don't mean pride, for there is no harm in being proud of what we have achieved in all fields of human activity.
    • Agriculture, like medicine, is rapidly changing because of advances being made in molecular biology, particularly in the fields of genomics and biotechnology.
    • The former requires a multidisciplinary approach, utilizing not only seismology but also other fields of geophysics and, most importantly, geology and geomorphology.
    • When traveling to a destination with large mammals you should learn about their behavior before going out in the field.
    • She was interested in the film field even from a very young age.
    • Getting out in the field over and over is the best way to build up knowledge.
    • Srivasta was keen on opting for cellular and mobile communication, his field of special interest.
    • The tools will let you select the topics and the fields of interest to you and figure out what intelligent people are saying about them.
    • In addition, consular officers are given little training as to which fields of scientific study may pose a security risk.
    • As in all fields of human activity, errors have been made.
    • According to the teacher, other factors that are at play when it comes to advising the students on career paths include studying skills and the passing of interest tests for specific fields.
    • Another field of interest for Hungary in Bulgaria is the development of transport infrastructure.
    • His main fields of interest include the study of labor markets and social stratification.
    • This curious publication listed its fields of interest as ‘magic, fortune telling, palmistry, graphology and spiritualism’.
    • One way to try to get a handle on what's happening in a scientific field is to study citations in research papers.
    • I have to honestly say that I didn't have much of an interest in the acting field.
    • You gain professional credibility through creative and productive work in a special field of activity.
    • Reading in the summer, we can move outside our fields and study topics of general importance.
  • 5

    (of practical operations)
    campo masculine
    (research/survey) (before noun) de campo
    workers in the field personal de campo / sobre el terreno masculine
    • it has been tested in the field se ha probado sobre el terreno
  • 6

    • 6.1(coal field, oil field etc)

      yacimiento masculine

    • 6.2(snow field, ice field)

      campo masculine

  • 7

    (range, space)
    campo masculine
    field of vision campo visual
    • field of fire ángulo de tiro
    • A magnifying glass was added to read the scale, a telescopic sight was added with cross-wires to divide the field of view.
    • The field of view is wide enough to let you see the whole groove as well as the corners of the land.
    • Because the fish will be waiting in ambush behind the top of the sand dune watching for baitfish or whatever to be washed into their field of view.
    • The field of view was moved and counts obtained for three separate adjacent areas of cytoplasm of equal size.
    • A magnifying glass enlarges things at the cost of reducing the total field of view: so, one sees more of less.
    • Cassini is now close enough to Enceladus that the moon does not fit within the camera field of view.
    • The long cells exceeded the field of view at high magnification and were instead measured at 100x.
    • An internal spiral staircase connected the two, while around the top would have been a parapet providing a wide field of view.
    • From then on, Saturn and its rings are larger than the field of view of the narrow angle camera.
    • During the update process, the shutter rotates into the image field to normalize the pixel offset.
    • It's so long that you'll probably get the entire 20-car field in a single shot.
    • Punching the power button brings up a LCD readout window in the lower third of the field of view.
    • Adjust the scope back and forth until you're rewarded with a full field of view.
    • When present, the length of longitudinal bundles lying along the edge of the DZ in the same field of view was also measured.
    • Integral has a large field of view, enabling it to scan our Milky Way galaxy for neutron stars and black hole activity.
    • Identification of the situs is often better made by MRI because of the wider field of view.
    • The sensors would cover 100-degree fields of view to ensure overlap of areas.
    • The two images are slightly different, but the observer's brain stitches them together into a single 3D image field.
    • From the corner of her eye she caught another flash of motion and then the couple rolled into her field of view.
    • The mission is also a gamma-ray burst detector, and has been spotting one burst per month in its field of view.
  • 8

    Physics
    campo masculine
    field of force campo de fuerzas
    • electric/magnetic field campo eléctrico/magnético
    • Consequently, Einstein and Infeld argue, the distinction between matter and fields is no longer a qualitative one in relativistic physics.
    • They argue that quantum effects (such as intense radiation fields at the funnel) may close the Einstein-Rosen bridge.
    • It agrees with the Newtonian theory for low speeds and weak gravitational fields, but differs from it at high speeds and strong fields.
    • This approach describes how electrons are influenced by the fields produced by others in the Fermi sea.
    • In addition, possible polarization effects due to large external steady state electrical fields have been neglected.
    • What is to protect us then from the pathological possibilities of strong gravitation fields?
    • Generating and detecting x rays in the strong fields used for magnetic resonance is difficult, but it can be done.
    • Electrons prefer to avoid regions of strong and oscillating fields, so the wall alone would fling them out.
    • An elementary particle in the presence of one of these relic fields would then experience interactions that have a preferred direction in space-time.
    • Like a magnet, the crystal retains the polarization when the field is turned off.
  • 9

    Computing
    campo masculine
    • A PRM can be thought of as a Bayesian network whose variables are fields in a relational database.
    • Buffer overflows are also a major vulnerability and happen when too much data is input into a field.
    • If you type some text in the input field below the chat window, your avatar acts as a voice-over.
    • You can create a collection of database fields that have unique values for each drawing in the set.
    • Baidu even seems enormously proud of its simple, 4K home page with a single search field.
  • 10

    (in heraldry)
    campo masculine
    • In the coat of arms of Amsterdam, the field of the escutcheon (heraldic shield) is red.
    • The national flag consists of a square red field with a white equilateral cross at its center.
    • The first field (top left corner) of the escutcheon shows the national arms.
    • The protesters were rounded up underneath the fluttering white cross and red field of Denmark's flag.
    • It was a flag bearing thirteen stars on a blue field with red and white bars.
    • The Czech flag consists of a lower red field and an upper white field with a blue wedge reaching from the flagpole side of the flag to its center.

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1Sport

      (ball) fildear
      (ball) interceptar y devolver
      • Foulke fielded the ball and threw to Graffanino at third base.
      • Orioles right fielder Ken Singleton fielded the ball off the wall and threw to his cutoff man Rich Dauer who in turn fired the ball home.
      • Ruhle fielded the ball and threw to first for an apparent double play.
      • In my first at-bat, I hit one right back to the pitcher, Don Drysdale, who fielded the ball and threw me out.
      • The outfielders take fly balls first, then we infielders field ground balls.
      • Nevin, who fielded fly balls at Qualcomm Stadium this winter, said he's now more accepting of the club's decision to move him to the outfield.
      • But Barclay spoiled the fairytale as he recovered well fielding the ball.
      • He can sacrifice, forcing the first or third baseman to field the ball and make a play away from the lead runner.
      • The big Scot fielded the ball, made to kick again but instead chose to run with the ball, slipped, and was tackled by All Black flanker Mike Brewer who was clearly ahead of the kicker.
      • First baseman Jack Clark fielded the ball and threw to pitcher Todd Worrell who was covering first.
      • Unfortunately, he doesn't have much range to his right, and he's horrible at fielding the ball backhanded.
      • Then, when Vaughan next fielded the ball, he fired it to Geraint Jones, close to Hayden's head.
      • Hernandez says he had much more time to get in front of ground balls when he played shortstop, but fielding the ball hasn't been a problem for him.
      • He often fields ground balls behind second base and makes the throw to first to put out batters.
      • He wants to be involved, either with the ball in hand with the enemy guarding the stumps or hurtling round the boundary to field the ball.
      • After fielding the ball, however, the pitcher threw it way over the first baseman into deep right field.
      • Mike Westwood set the pattern of the game after only five minutes when the winger fielded a high ball to return it fully 60 yards into the Sandal 22.
      • Second baseman Bip Roberts fielded the ball but had no one to throw to, putting two Marlins on base.
      • Frustrated by neglect, Hagan fielded a loose ball in the centre and created a try for his fellow winger, the burly Kevin Wilson who added a further try in the final minute as York ran out of steam.
      • With two outs and a man on second, Jeffrey Hammonds singled to shallow leftfield, where Jeff Conine fielded the ball and fired home.

    • 1.2

      (question/jibe) sortear
      • Both agencies fielded some tough questions today about why they aren't sharing more information with each other.
      • We were dressed in bizarre costumes and did a talk and then fielded questions.
      • There, she fielded their questions with all the skill and charm of a politician on the election trail, but with sincerity, too.
      • He's fielding questions from young people around the world.
      • The wardens, after fielding our questions with what could only be called glee, were of course curious to discover our nationality.
      • He gives endless media briefings, fielding every question with dignity, and with as much straight-talking as you will ever hear from a politician.
      • Many of the smart-growth complaints I've fielded have this same plaintive sound.
      • They were fielding questions, as if to prove they had nothing to hide.
      • The other day, fielding questions about her aversion for holding press conferences, she openly admitted to her feeling that media exercises may not yield the desired results.
      • Trust me, it's not easy scooping up gift votives and stocking stuffers while fielding questions about your love life.
      • This is where the Beeb had a less obliging audience for fielding its questions.
      • For ten days now I've fielded panicked phone calls and emails.
      • He fields questions more routinely at other White House events.
      • Canegrowers Isis chairman Joe Russo said he had been fielding calls all day from stunned and angered growers.
      • Mr. Curtis will not be fielding any questions after his remarks, and we kindly request that you respect the family's wishes.
      • Following the speech he fielded student questions posed from a microphone placed on the floor in front of the podium.
      • He manfully fielded tough questions about precisely how brilliant his leadership was and the personal toll of improving the lives of every living creature in his kingdom.
      • Presiding at a packed news conference, he fielded questions on his exhibits, one of which is the corpse of a horseman, his skull chopped in two and his body flayed to show his musculature.
      • She fielded questions from the inquisitive bunch and shared her life experiences during an interactive session, which, she said, she preferred.
      • Since they were mainly fielding questions from the audience, there was little room for interaction amongst the panel of seven hopeful MPs.

  • 2

    • 2.1Sport

      (team) alinear
      • Against Mexico, Arena played the aging Cobi Jones and Stewart while the Mexican manager fielded a team dominated by young players.
      • While he has never taken a team to the Super Bowl, he is adept at fielding a competitive team that minimizes mistakes.
      • They'll win the pennant, again, because they're fielding the same team, plus Mike Mussina.
      • But manager Tom Kelly should be able to field a team with enough speed to manufacture runs.
      • Both teams field line-ups composed mostly of youth players.
      • Under new Olympic rules, only the top 16 nations are allowed to field teams at the games.
      • With nine men and five women this is the first time Great Britain has fielded a full team at a World Cup event.
      • Buz McCall, who has fielded championship teams in sports car racing and is a former NASCAR owner, notes today's trend toward specialization.
      • India has seldom fielded a women's team outside the country.
      • He's been a national example not only in wins and losses but also fielding teams of fine young men.
      • Despite all of the changes, the Bills still should be able to field a competitive team in 2000.
      • Zimba said he would not field a team at the Rhino Sevens because the tournament was only meant for clubs.
      • The fact that India fielded three teams underscored the growing depth of talent.
      • With a few African mixed teams being fielded, the relays lost much of the relevance in the overall context.
      • Last time St Helens visited Odsal they enraged both Bradford fans and players alike by fielding a second-string team.
      • Alou is viewed favorably for fielding competitive teams despite a severe payroll disadvantage, one that became more difficult in the past two seasons.
      • Then Indians were fielding a team dogged with injuries.
      • Anyway, we should be able to field a team from the same league as your club and still beat Macedonia - not that we did last time.
      • With most of their first team on tour in Belgium, Yarnbury still managed to field a strong line-up.
      • One is that he fielded a weakened team and then won the Challenge Cup final, so I'm sure he feels it was justified.

    • 2.2

      (candidates) presentar
      • However, that has not happened, with only the three main parties fielding candidates.
      • The Progressive Democrats and the Green Party are each fielding a candidate in both and Kildare South also has an independent candidate.
      • Unsurprisingly each main political party has fielded a candidate, including the present council leader being nominated by the Labour Party.
      • The party will field candidates in all three Bolton seats at the general election.
      • The British National Party is fielding a record 14 candidates in the rock-solid Labour stronghold of Barnsley.
      • Pensioner parties are fielding candidates in the Scottish elections, so now we have someone to identify with.
      • In that event, I'd blame the entire Democratic Party for even fielding a candidate.
      • Little Lever is the only ward in which the Green Party is fielding a candidate.
      • The last time the party fielded a candidate here was in 1997.
      • Apart from the trio, the party will field nine candidates in the functional constituencies.
      • The Socialist Equality Party is fielding candidates in the federal election to lay the basis for a mass political movement of the working class that will fight for this perspective.
      • All three main political parties are also fielding candidates in these elections, as are the Greens.
      • The Green Party is fielding candidates in only 114 constituencies, but hopes to gain its first seat in the Commons this year.
      • For example, some parties are not fielding candidates for the presidency by way of protest, but they can give their members the green light to vote anyway.
      • The party is fielding candidates in next month's local elections in seven Yorkshire wards including those at the centre of last summer's rioting in Bradford and Leeds.
      • ALL three major political parties have fielded candidates for the forthcoming by-election for the Ogbourne ward of Kennet District Council.
      • At the same time, smaller parties that fielded no candidates for prime minister invested all their efforts in the Knesset elections.
      • The Liberal Party will field another nine candidates for functional constituencies.
      • Several other fringe parties are fielding candidates on various councils.
      • Among small parties fielding candidates in this election are some which are seeking to divide our society on racial and asylum issues.


intransitive verb

  • 1

    (in baseball, cricket)
    fildear
    interceptar y devolver la pelota
    • In spite of the soaking wet ball, Joiner also fielded well, as befitted one who, though it was never likely to be his berth in the senior game, was in his schooldays a 1st-XV full-back.
    • He was a brilliant fielder preferring to field in the deep, where he took some outstanding catches, to close in fielding.
    • Athy Hockey Club was another beneficiary of Skurt's talents and he fielded for the Showgrounds based club on several occasions.
    • First, he took his eyes off the ball while fielding at short leg, and failed to notice that Sarwan had lobbed an attempted pull over his right shoulder.
    • He fielded superbly, could score at close to a run-a-ball in one-dayers at will and whip boundaries through midwicket off balls others would leave outside offstump.