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focus

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 focus

The concentration of attention or energy on something:
— The focus of activity shifted to molecular biology.

synoniemen: centering, direction, focal point, focusing, focussing.

Roget 74: focus; point of convergence etc. 290; corradiation; center etc. 222; gathering place, resort haunt retreat; venue; rendezvous; rallying point, headquarters, ... meer laten zien

Roget 222: centrality, centricalness, center; middle etc. 68; focus etc. 74.    core, kernel; nucleus, nucleolus; ... meer laten zien

Roget 386: furnace, stove, kiln, oven; cracker; hearth, focus, combustion chamber; athanor, hypocaust, reverberatory; volcano; forge, fiery furnace; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: focus, scherpstelling



2 focus

Maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system.

Nederlands: beeldscherpte
Pools: ostrość

3 focus

Maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea.

4 focus

A central point or locus of an infection in an organism:
— The focus of infection.

synoniemen: focal point, nidus.

Nederlands: infectiehaard

5 focus

Special emphasis attached to something.

synoniem: stress.

6 focus

A point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges.

synoniem: focal point.

Nederlands: brandpunt, focus
Pools: fokus, ognisko

7 focus

A fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section.

Nederlands: brandpunt

werkwoord

1 focus

Direct one's attention on something:
— Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies.

synoniemen: center, centre, concentrate, pore, rivet.

Nederlands: concentreren, richten

2 focus

Cause to converge on or toward a central point.

3 focus

Bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions.

synoniemen: concenter, concentre, focalise, focalize.

4 focus

Become focussed or come into focus:
— The light focused.

synoniemen: focalise, focalize.

5 focus

Put (an image) into focus:
— Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie.

synoniemen: focalise, focalize, sharpen.

Nederlands: focussen


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: adductor, approach, asymptote, attractant, attrahent, axiom, blurred, blurry, bottleneck, bring into focus, center, center of attraction, center of consciousness, center of interest, clear, collision course, concenter, concentralization, concentralize, concentrate ... meer laten zien.

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