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Synonyms for focus

Synonyms for focus

a place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance

a point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

to direct toward a common center

to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

Synonyms for focus

the concentration of attention or energy on something

maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system

maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea

a central point or locus of an infection in an organism

special emphasis attached to something

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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 fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section

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cause to converge on or toward a central point

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bring into focus or alignment

become focussed or come into focus

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Unlike other lights of its kind, the beam signature is perfectly pre-focused, leaving no shadows or ugly artifacts like human focusable lights.
The mirror segments will have to be focusable at a temperature of 40 kelvins, with the telescope working behind a sunshield near the Earth-Sun L2 Lagrangian point a million miles toward midnight.
This issue is really focusable as such economic model which comprehensively explores the transmission mechanism of economic behaviours in the developing economies is scarcely available.
Features include focusable optics and digital display of temperature; choice of peak hold, valley hold or continuous operation; and built-in calculating for maximum, minimum, or mean of a series of readings.
The ultra-lightweight, focusable BrightStar[TM] LED headlight comes outfitted with a padded, screw-adjustable polymer headband or as a "loop-ready" clip-on, focusable headlight attachment.
We changed them from the large focusable fixtures to smaller flood type.
Among the pronominal elements of strategy III we find both strong pronouns, that is, independent, focusable elements as Polish siebie and the clitic pronouns of the Romance and Slavic languages such as French se or Polish sic, which invariably lean on a following or, in some cases, on a preceding verb.
To approximate a two-dimensional view, the flow field was illuminated with a 1-mm-thick laser light sheet (Lasiris SNF laser, 100 mW, 670 nm, focusable single line with 20[degrees] fan angle).
An Opticon system consists of four elements, including the electronic signal processor, the detector sensing head, a fiber cable which can terminate in a high temperature rod and a fixed or focusable lens to give the desired spot size at the desired distance.
These compact, air-cooled laser systems have a wall plug efficiency greater than 30%, and a spot size focusable to 5 [micro]m.
The base model offers a single tilting light with lockable on/off switch and focusable beam.
The 10x focusable eyepiece and adjustable eyeguard can accommodate all operators.
While the effects of laser irradiation at wavelengths focusable by the human eye can range from temporary dazzling to permanent damage, "permanent blinding would be quite improbable from any man-portable class of laser weapons," said a CECOM source tasked with protecting US personnel and equipment from the damaging effects of lasers.
The Private Eye is focusable from 10" to infinity, with each user requiring separate focus adjustments based on their eyesight.
Featuring 30 percent more magnification than traditional otoscopes, nearly a full view of the tympanic membrane, and an adjustable focusable eyepiece, the MacroView Otoscope can help healthcare providers to make faster, easier, and more accurate diagnostic decisions.