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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 ?
It was part of my Focusing training never to advise or steer a Focuser and always to give way to the direction that they chose during the session.
Knob focusers use a small knob at the top, side or rear of the scope that requires several turns to move from near focus to infinity.
Leica has partially overcome the faults of the knob focuser by using two knobs: one that focuses more quickly and a second for fine tuning.
The focuser at top uses two knobs: one for gross focus, and one for fine, The Leica is fog-proof and waterproof.