Definition of Focus in English :
Define Focus in English
Focus meaning in English
Meaning of Focus in English
Pronunciation of Focus in English
Focus pronunciation in English
Pronounce Focus in Englishsee synonyms of focus
the concentration of attention or energy on something
Example Sentences:'the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology''he had no direction in his life'
maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
Example Sentences:'in focus''out of focus'
maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea
Example Sentences:'the controversy brought clearly into focus an important difference of opinion'
a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
Example Sentences:'the focus of infection'
5. focus, stress
special emphasis attached to something
Example Sentences:'the stress was more on accuracy than on speed'
6. focal point, focus
a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section
direct one's attention on something
Example Sentences:'Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies'
cause to converge on or toward a central point
Example Sentences:'Focus the light on this image'
bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
become focussed or come into focus
Example Sentences:'The light focused'
put (an image) into focus
Example Sentences:'Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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