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[suhb-feeld] /ˈsʌbˌfild/
noun, Mathematics
a field that is a subset of a given field.
Origin of subfield
1945-50; sub- + field Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for subfield
  • Definitely search by subfield, and if possible subfield within subfield.
  • Upstart also knows that his is the only significant subfield in our discipline.
  • Please do as someone else recommended, and look at dissertations in your subfield.
  • It doesn't have much resonance to other departments outside my subfield.
  • In fact, some researchers joke that endocrinology is now a subfield of neuroendocrinology.
  • Invite them to speak at the workshops, and flatter them intensely, and ask them to name the best journals in your subfield.
  • If it says a particular subfield, you have to make the case for yourself if you aren't obviously qualified for that.
  • My scholarly publications are peer-reviewed print journals in my subfield.
  • No subelements of the heading referred to are separately subfield coded.

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