distant field

distant field

[¦dis·tənt ¦fēld]
(electromagnetism)
The electromagnetic field at a distance of five wavelengths or more from a transmitter, where the radial electric field becomes negligible.
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Their train of clouds stretching far behind and rising higher and higher, going to heaven while the cars are going to Boston, conceals the sun for a minute and casts my distant field into the shade, a celestial train beside which the petty train of cars which hugs the earth is but the barb of the spear.
Eliza Stoughton the half-witted girl was poked in the ribs by a farm hand and giggled noisily, in some distant field a cow bawled and was answered by the cattle in the stables, and one of the farm hands spoke sharply to the horse he was grooming by the stable door.
The storm swooped down, enveloped him and the haycock on which he was lying, and the other haycocks, and the wagon-loads, and the whole meadow and distant fields all seemed to be shaking and singing to the measures of this wild merry song with its shouts and whistles and clapping.
A house standing placidly in distant fields had to him an ominous look.
Markham, and Miss Millward, were on foot, journeying far behind, or passing through distant fields and lanes.
I suppose it is farming or nothing for you now, my dear fellow," Felix was saying, among other things, to his youngest brother, as he looked through his spectacles at the distant fields with sad austerity.
She had not yet applied herself to her work, but was seated with her hands folded on her lap, looking out along the avenue of limes to the distant fields.
But when the big pitches came along, the wheels didn't so much fall off as go bouncing down a bank and into a distant field.
Lines strain to catch elusive moments: the light as it falls across a Pesach table; magical prisms in a distant field.
With the same brush, a quick horizontal stroke across the bottom of the hills created a distant field.
The information is displayed in a slightly distant field of vision as convenient - either on the windshield or another transparent screen placed nearby.
2) Remotely report data to distant field offices (1 - 30 miles away) OR exchange data with existing remote mosquito traps located a few meters to a mile away (ie.