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ˈfil dɪŋfield·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fielding(noun)

    (baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field

  2. Fielding, Henry Fielding(noun)

    English novelist and dramatist (1707-1754)


  1. fielding(Noun)

    The action of the verb field.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fielding

    of Field

  2. Fielding(noun)

    the act of playing as a fielder


  1. Fielding

    Fielding in the sport of cricket is the action of fielders in collecting the ball after it is struck by the batsman, in such a way either to limit the number of runs that the batsman scores or to get the batsman out by catching the ball in flight or running the batsman out. Cricket fielding position can be broken down into offside and legside parts of the field. A fielder or fieldsman may field the ball with any part of his person. However, if while the ball is in play he wilfully fields it otherwise, the ball becomes dead and 5 penalty runs are awarded to the batting side unless the ball previously struck a batsman not attempting to hit or avoid the ball. Most of the rules covering fielders are in Law 41 of the Laws of cricket. In the early days of Test cricket, fielding was not a priority and many players were sloppy when it came to fielding. With the advent of One Day International matches, fielding became more professional as saving runs became more important. A good fielding side can often save 30+ runs in the course of an ODI innings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fielding in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fielding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fielding in a Sentence

  1. Jim Malloy:

    It might be a new fielding of technology by Iran.

  2. General Manager:

    From my end, it'll be, he'll show up like everybody else, he'll be in his hitting group and his fielding group, stretching, all that stuff, conditioning side of it. It'll be no different from our end.

  3. Janet Schuler-Hicks:

    Most of the time, the Republicans weren't fielding candidates. So if you were going to have a voice in who was going to be your county sheriff or your prosecutor, you would have to vote in the Democrat primary.

  4. Robert Ashley:

    China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is developing and fielding numerous advanced, long-range land-attack and anti-ship cruise missiles, some capable of reaching supersonic speeds, operated from ground, air, ship, and submarine platforms.

  5. Doug Madory:

    With all of the pent up demand in Cuba, I think companies would line up around the block to get in to provide service in Cuba, mobile operators with experience fielding a network in the developing world would be a good fit. They will bring the equipment they need.

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