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Field
  • Subpart of a header or trailer; or, the data field.
  • The volume of influence of a physical phenomenon, expressed vectorially.
  • On a data medium or in storage, a specified area used for a particular class of data, e. g. , a group of character positions used to enter or display wage rates on a screen. (FP) (ISO)
  • Defined logical data that are part of a record. (FP)
  • The elementary unit of a record that may contain a data item, a data aggregate, a pointer, or a link. (FP) See also address field, information field.