Understanding the word Field

  1. Jan 24, 2014 #1
    What does the word field mean in quantum field theory and all “field" theories in general.
     
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  3. Jan 24, 2014 #2

    Claude Bile

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    To me, "field" refers to any quantity that is position-dependent.

    Claude.
     
  4. Jan 24, 2014 #3

    Drakkith

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  5. Jan 24, 2014 #4
    Thanks guys!
     
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