Definitions for focalˈfoʊ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. focal(adj)

    having or localized centrally at a focus

    "focal point"; "focal infection"

  2. focal(adj)

    of or relating to a focus

    "focal length"

Wiktionary

  1. focal(Adjective)

    Belonging to, concerning, or located at a focus

  2. focal(Adjective)

    limited to a small area

Webster Dictionary

  1. Focal(adj)

    belonging to,or concerning, a focus; as, a focal point

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. focal. See Focus.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bear Hall:

    If [the council] doesn’t want it as a focal point, that’s fine, but we don’t want some ‘foofoo’ fountain either.

  2. Annette Cardwell:

    Even Princess Leia, who was always pivotal and always central, she was not Luke Skywalker, rey feels like she is the new focal point.

  3. Ryan Duffin:

    Had she gotten in direct contact with us, it probably wouldn't have been printed, at least in that way, a lot of the article was still based in truth, but the focal point would have been different.

  4. Yu Zhengsheng:

    We must fully recognize that Xinjiang faces a very serious situation in maintaining long-term social stability, and we must make a serious crackdown on violent terror activities a focal point of our struggle.

  5. Andre Bakhos:

    Right now, the focal point is China, the global economic condition, and the fact that we're coming off a disappointing year on many levels, a frustrating year on many levels, only to walk in and have the (S&P) futures down 35 points.


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