Meaning of focus

Definition of focus

(noun) the concentration of attention or energy on something; "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; "in focus"; "out of focus"
maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea; "the controversy brought clearly into focus an important difference of opinion"
a central point or locus of an infection in an organism; "the focus of infection"
special emphasis attached to something; "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed"
a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
(verb) direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
cause to converge on or toward a central point; "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; "The light focused"
put (an image) into focus; "Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie"

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