Definitions for focal point

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. focus, focal point(noun)

    a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges

  2. focus, focal point, nidus(noun)

    a central point or locus of an infection in an organism

    "the focus of infection"

  3. focus, focusing, focussing, focal point, direction, centering(noun)

    the concentration of attention or energy on something

    "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"


  1. focal point(Noun)

    A focus; a point at which rays of light or other radiation converge

  2. focal point(Noun)

    The centre of any activity

  3. focal point(Noun)

    A feature that attracts particular attention.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of focal point in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of focal point in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Darren Seifer:

    This might actually have an effect. Sugar is the focal point for consumers right now.

  2. 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.

  3. Serene Celia:

    This is a causal realm. The mind begins to realize this in actuality as our focal point extends beyond Self as body, Self as Mind.

  4. 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.

  5. Serene Celia:

    What we are experiencing depends on our focal point in any given moment. There are realms that exist far beyond self as a reference point.

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