field

Field of a scalar (e.g. pressure) , vector (e.g. velocity) , tensor (e.g. stress) is a domain in each point of which one can define the value of the scalar, vector, tensor, etc., e.g. pressure field, velocity field, etc.

 

Source:

UNESCO/WMO International Glossary of Hydrology (2nd revised ed., 1992)

Posted on February 17, 2014 .