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subfield

[ suhb-feeld ]
/ ˈsʌbˌfild /

noun Mathematics.

a field that is a subset of a given field.

Nearby words

suberose, suberous, subfamily, subfebrile, subfertility, subfield, subfix, subfloor, subfreezing, subfusc, subfuscous

Origin of subfield

First recorded in 1945–50; sub- + field
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