noun, plural fo·cus·es, fo·ci [foh-sahy, -kahy] /ˈfoʊ saɪ, -kaɪ/.
- the focal point of a lens, on which rays converge or from which they deviate.
- the focal length of a lens; the distance from a focal point to a corresponding principal plane.
- the clear and sharply defined condition of an image.
- the position of a viewed object or the adjustment of an optical device necessary to produce a clear image: in focus; out of focus.
verb (used with object), fo·cused, fo·cus·ing or (especially British) fo·cussed, fo·cus·sing.
verb (used without object), fo·cused, fo·cus·ing or (especially British) fo·cussed, fo·cus·sing.
Origin of focus
Examples from the Web for focused
In their past calls for attacks on Western targets, AQAP has focused on putting bombs on planes, not revenge attacks.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In an effort to gain early attention, he focused his attention on the Iowa precinct caucuses, which had never mattered much.
“Being women of the 60s—that was not focused on,” observes Ejogo.
“Most people are focused on the holidays anyway,” she continued, before adding something about people liking Cuban sandwiches.
But, as far as I can discern, they do focused, pragmatic work.
All that is needed is that the consciousness be focused to a single point—become 'one pointed' as the Hindu teachers call it.Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers|Bhakta Vishita
Since about the mid-1960s little public attention has been focused on the armed forces.Area Handbook for Romania|Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Our body, then, as a physical system is a mechanical plurality; as focused in consciousness it is a unity of 'idea'.Theodicy|G. W. Leibniz
The beam from a flashlight shot through the night and focused on the taxi driver.Agent Nine Solves His First Case|Graham M. Dean
The strategic defense initiative (SDI) was focused upon developing anti-missile and anti-satellite technologies and programs.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin