focal

[ foh-kuhl ]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to a focus.

Origin of focal

1
From the New Latin word focālis, dating back to 1685–95. See focus, -al1

Other words from focal

  • fo·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for focal

focal

/ (ˈfəʊkəl) /


adjective
  1. of or relating to a focus

  2. situated at, passing through, or measured from the focus

Derived forms of focal

  • focally, adverb

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