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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

References in periodicals archive ?
While lexical elements, like only, assign focus to constituents in their scope or express inherently focused concepts, like for example superlatives, syntactic structures assign focus in certain grammatical configurations, for example to a verb-adjacent focusable element in the verb phrase (see Jacobs 1988: Rosengren 1991 Abraham 1992; etc.
Ortek's Type 5157 night vision goggles use two focusable 26.
In 1990, Warner developed and patented a short arc ballast technology called SAFEARC(R) which is the leading technology for high-intensity focusable light used in applications such as medical equipment, including endoscopes and surgical room lighting, in addition to industrial lighting, video/overhead projection, entertainment lighting and fiber optics.
A handy focusable light beam adjusts to illuminate the exact area being worked on.
The complete package includes: one Nogatech ConferenceCard(TM), a combination 30 frame per second, type II PCMCIA video capture card with full duplex audio; AudioVision videoconferencing and VideoLink(TM) Mail application, a Labtec headset with boom microphone, and the high resolution, self-powering, NoteCam(TM) CCD camera which features a built-in microphone, focusable, 5 element glass lens, auto iris with back light compensation, and auto white balance.
It has a powerful white light lamp, a red light laser marker, an infrared laser marker and an electrically focusable infrared illuminator.
4-18 features a focusable light beam for illuminating the exact area on which a user is working.
Powered by two 3V CR123A lithium batteries, the device features a powerful white light lamp, a red light laser marker, infra-red pointer, an electrically focusable infrared illuminator and an optional target identification friend/foe IR laser.
Table 30: Percentage Breakdown of Leading Focusable Lighting
25 awe centering and focusable halogen bulb 30w 6uv-free stage rack etc.
For the last twenty years, millions of Maglite(R) owners have enjoyed reliable, focusable and inexpensive flashlights which have become the de facto standard in America," said Carl Kalin, TerraLUX's Vice President of Marketing.