<data, database design> An area of a database record, or graphical user interface form, into which a particular item of data is entered.

Example usage: "The telephone number field is not really a numerical field", "Why do we need a four-digit field for the year?".

A database column is the set of all instances of a given field from all records in a table.

(01 Apr 1999)

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<radiobiology> In physics, any macroscopic quantity which exists (and typically varies) throughout a region of space. Standard examples include Electric and Magnetic fields, velocity flow fields, gravitational fields, etc.

(09 Oct 1997)

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