Wakefield meaning

wāk'fēld'
A city of north-central England east-northeast of Manchester. In the Battle of Wakefield (1460) Richard Plantagenet, the third duke of York (1411–1460), was slain by Lancastrian forces in the Wars of the Roses.
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City in NC England, in West Yorkshire.
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(physics) A small area of very strong potential gradient, in a laser beam or plasma stream, used to accelerate charged particles in a plasma wakefield accelerator.
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An industrial city in northern England; traditionally a centre for the cloth industry.
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