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'focus'

Overview of noun focus
1. focus, focusing, focussing, focal point, direction, centering -- (the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life")

2. focus -- (maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system; "in focus"; "out of focus")

3. focus -- (maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea; "the controversy brought clearly into focus an important difference of opinion")

4. focus, focal point, nidus -- (a central point or locus of an infection in an organism; "the focus of infection")

5. stress, focus -- (special emphasis attached to something; "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed")

6. focus, focal point -- (a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges)

7. focus -- (a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section)


Overview of verb focus
1. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet -- (direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies")

2. focus -- (cause to converge on or toward a central point; "Focus the light on this image")

3. concenter, concentre, focalize, focalise, focus -- (bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions)

4. focus, focalize, focalise -- (become focussed or come into focus; "The light focused")

5. focus, focalize, focalise, sharpen -- (put (an image) into focus; "Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie")



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