field crops


field crops
Originally defined as any crop grown on a larger scale than in gardens. Modern usage may vary, but generally refers to small grains, hay and cotton.

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  • field crops — crop grown in large quantities …   English contemporary dictionary

  • field crop — noun a crop (other than fruits or vegetables) that is grown for agricultural purposes cotton, hay, and grain are field crops • Hypernyms: ↑crop • Hyponyms: ↑field corn * * * noun : a crop (as hay, grain, or cotton) grown for agricultural purposes …   Useful english dictionary

  • field-crop — adjective of or relating to field crops field crop management • Pertains to noun: ↑field crop …   Useful english dictionary

  • Field — or fields may refer to: * Field (agriculture), an area of land used to cultivate crops for agricultural purposes * Field of study, a branch of knowledge * Playing field, in sports, the area in which the sport is played * Visual field or field of… …   Wikipedia

  • field — [fēld] n. [ME feld < OE, akin to Ger feld, Du veld < IE * pelt < base * pele , * pla , flat and broad > L planus, plane, Gr palamē, flat hand] 1. a wide stretch of open land; plain 2. a piece of cleared land, set off or enclosed, for… …   English World dictionary

  • field — ► NOUN 1) an area of open land, especially one planted with crops or pasture. 2) a piece of land used for a sport or game. 3) a subject of study or sphere of activity. 4) a region or space with a particular property: a magnetic field. 5) a space… …   English terms dictionary

  • Field (agriculture) — In agriculture, the word field refers generally to an area of land enclosed or otherwise and used for agricultural purposes such as: Cultivating crops Usage as a paddock or, generally, an enclosure of livestock Land left to lie fallow or as… …   Wikipedia

  • field — field1 W1S1 [fi:ld] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(farm)¦ 2¦(subject)¦ 3¦(sport)¦ 4¦(practical work)¦ 5¦(competitors)¦ 6 magnetic/gravitational/force field 7 coal/oil/gas field 8 the field (of battle) 9 field of vision/view …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • field — 1 /fi:ld/ noun (C) 1 FARM an area of land where crops are grown or animals feed on grass: a field of wheat 2 SUBJECT a subject that people study or are involved in as part of their work (+ of): He s well known in the field of ancient history. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • field — n. & v. n. 1 an area of open land, esp. one used for pasture or crops, often bounded by hedges, fences, etc. 2 an area rich in some natural product (gas field; diamond field). 3 a piece of land for a specified purpose, esp. an area marked out for …   Useful english dictionary