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focus the attention of address
invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection blood poisoning , septicaemia , septicemia
make out of focus blur
lose focus blur
focus on buckle down , get down , highlight
reflecting telescope that has a paraboloidal primary mirror and a hyperboloidal secondary mirror; light is brought to a focus through an aperture in the center of the primary mirror Cassegrainian telescope , Gregorian telescope
method of psychotherapy developed by Carl Rogers in which the client determines the focus and pace of each session client-centered therapy
optical device consisting of a tube containing a convex achromatic lens at one end and a slit at the other with the slit at the focus of the lens; light rays leave the slit as a parallel beam collimator
lens such that a beam of light passing through it is brought to a point or focus converging lens , convex lens
either of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration cross hair , cross wire
doctor's degree with a special disciplinary focus D.A. , Doctor of Arts
electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons electron lens , lens
(ophthalmology) the normal refractive condition of the eye in which there is clear focus of light on the retina emmetropia
point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake epicenter , epicentre
focus one's gaze on fixate
reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation flare
distance from a lens to its focus focal distance , focal length
act of bringing into focus focalisation , focalization , focusing
focus of public attention glare , limelight , public eye , spotlight
focus on oneself introvert
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