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Synonyms for focal point

a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges


Related Words

a central point or locus of an infection in an organism


the concentration of attention or energy on something

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Product developers will have to decide whether or not to adopt the NCTM Focal Points.
and follow-up, and discuss the role of the Focal Points in ?
Focal Points builds on NCTM's standards-Curriculum and Evaluation Standards as well as Principles and Standards, published in 1989 and 2000 respectively.
A two-story column arcade provides entrance to a main lobby with a connecting architectural stairway that serves as a focal point for both employees and visitors.
The focal points of this growth will be Europe and the USA.
The declaration called upon the commission to integrate cycling into multi-modal transport policy, develop an EU-level strategic document and set up a European focal point on cycling.
Most gardeners would agree that without a focal point a garden is like a ship without a compass - lost upon the sea of conformity.
By emphasizing depth, understanding, and usefulness in mathematics, the Focal Points hone in on what is both important and manageable.
Historic paintings and statuary will remain focal points.
Judaism from Moses to Muhammed; an interpretation; turning points and focal points.
It's an art to understand how much light to place on a house or determine where the focal points are,'' Joe Rey-Barreau, American Lighting Association consulting director of education and director of the Lighting and Design Center at the University of Kentucky, noted on the association's Web site.
Hicks used computer software to "fade to gray," then "painted" the photos' focal points to produce the stunning effect.
com/) today unveiled Focal Points, a comprehensive new topic and content-driven advertising program designed to enable technology vendors to distribute links to their content-rich information around the TechWeb Network sites.
Before spreading to other parts of the brain, abnormal electrical signals arise in tiny regions called focal points.
We arrived early at the Antlers' field and had Ito sit in the stands and select focal points for his eyes - to relieve the pressure when things got tough.