downfield

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

down- +‎ field

Adjective[edit]

downfield (not comparable)

  1. (sports) Toward the defending team's end of the playing field
  2. (chemistry) Describing an NMR resonance at a higher frequency to that of a reference signal

Antonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

downfield (not comparable)

  1. Towards the lower part of a field
    • "Still, he stole an occasional glance as the mule again worked its way downfield."