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

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a central point or locus of an infection in an organism

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the concentration of attention or energy on something

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Focal Points project which includes a three-story, nine-unit building fronting South Cooper and a four-story, 16-unit building behind that, was ultimate approved by the Board of Adjustment 5-2.
Olfactory focal points involve breathing in pleasant smells, as with aromatherapy.
By their nature they are exclusively mosaics, so you have greater opportunities to plan the composition and position key objects and focal points in advance.
They are then told they will be re-creating that focal point in three-dimensional form.
Most gardeners would agree that without a focal point a garden is like a ship without a compass - lost upon the sea of conformity.
Problem solving, for example, is integrated throughout Virginia's six content standards and seems to be a common thread between our state standards and the Focal Points.
They identify those definitive events of danger and opportunity, and the focal points they highlighted.
Today, EMWIS has 20 National Focal Points (NFP), 15 of which have their own websites offering a homogenous access to the available information on water in the countries involved.
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.
Qam planning my bedding display, and would like to put in a few larger plants to act as focal points.
Other focal points of fiscal 2002 on-site inspections at financial institutions include credit risks, loan-loss provisions and measures to improve earnings, the BOJ said.
But a landscape light designer has a tremendous amount of control and can bring out certain focal points and distinguish other things that we don't want to see so predominantly.
By placing an object two focal points from of the lens, the image on the other side will also be two focal points from the lens and the same size.
Before spreading to other parts of the brain, abnormal electrical signals arise in tiny regions called focal points.