(redirected from Greenfields)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Financial.


town (1990 pop. 18,666), seat of Franklin co., NW Mass., at the confluence of the Deerfield and Green rivers, near their junction with the Connecticut; settled 1686, set off from Deerfield and inc. 1753. The first cutlery factory in the United States was established there in the early 1800s. Other products include silverware, electronic components, and lumber. Agriculture and dairy farming are also important. The town, the eastern terminus of the Mohawk TrailMohawk Trail.
1 Old road (c.100 mi/160 km long) in central New York state following the Mohawk River. It was the sole route through the Appalachians by which thousands of settlers emigrated from the Eastern seaboard to the Midwest.
..... Click the link for more information.
, was the site of many Native American attacks until 1735. A historical museum is in the town. Asher BenjaminBenjamin, Asher,
1773–1845, American architect, b. Greenfield, Mass. His Country Builder's Assistant was published in 1797 and The American Builder's Companion, with Daniel Reynard, in 1806.
..... Click the link for more information.
 was born there, and several buildings designed by him remain. Poet's Seat Tower provides a spectacular view of the town.


Semirural real property that is undeveloped (except for possible agricultural use) and is being considered as a site for development.


denoting or located in a rural area which has not previously been built on


A brand new installation of hardware or software without having to integrate new elements into existing ones. Contrast with "brownfield," which is an upgrade to the current system. Greenfield and brownfield are building industry terms that refer to clean, undeveloped land (green) versus contaminated land or land with existing structures (brown). The terms may refer to network installations as well. See green, greenware and greenwashing.
References in periodicals archive ?
20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TenCate Grass and GreenFields have been partnering with the Cruyff Foundation for many years.
Greenfields Milk has been growing steadily in Singapore with the fresh, quality milk promise of delivering "Honest Milk" from farm to supermarkets in two days without any additives and preservatives proving to be popular with consumers.
In the Wideopen area, services at Wideopen Nursery will also end on August 31, with Greenfields Primary School taking over termtime childcare for children aged between two and four years old.
Dutch firm GreenFields, who laid the pitch at a cost of PS400,000 in the summer, were on site on Monday to assess the damage and were able to carry out swift remedial work.
The Kyocera Stadium of football club ADO Den Haag has today been delivered featuring a newly installed GreenFields TX top-class hockey pitch as the main stadium for the 2014 Hockey World Cup.
Nadia Schwarz, coach and organiser of Dubai Youth Hockey Club, stated she is very excited about hosting this event for the first time and is very thankful to More Cafe for stepping forward as the Event Sponsor and cannot thank Greenfields Community School enough for use of their pitch and all those within the hockey community here who have kindly said they will volunteer their time on the day.
was the first greenfields discovery made by AngloGold Ashanti in Colombia.
Under the "grand prix" system in force at Greenfields secure unit in Jersey, solitary confinement was used as a tool for dealing with everyday behaviour issues, and all youngsters were put in isolation on arrival - even if they had been sent to the home for their own welfare, the hearing was told.
This drives companies to greenfields to make up the difference in production.
With former Mayor Jim Torrey breaking the 4-4 tie, the council voted to include greenfields in the would-be enterprise zone.
If critics argue that the New Urbanism 's iconic projects arc mostly located on greenfields and do not remedy urban sprawl, well the New Urbanists are able to do other things as well, he avers.
Greenfields, Brownfields and Housing Development David Adams, Craig Watkins London, England: Blackwell Science, 2002, 320 pp.