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ˈfoʊ kəlfo·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. focaladjective

    having or localized centrally at a focus

    "focal point"; "focal infection"

  2. focaladjective

    of or relating to a focus

    "focal length"

Wiktionary

  1. focaladjective

    Belonging to, concerning, or located at a focus

  2. focaladjective

    limited to a small area

Webster Dictionary

  1. Focaladjective

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. focal. See Focus.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of focal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of focal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of focal in a Sentence

  1. Masahiro Ichikawa:

    The next focal point is the upcoming FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting and whether the Fed shows any indication of accelerating the pace of its rate hikes following the strong employment report.

  2. Naomi Kahn:

    Palestinian Authority has undertaken a very carefully and purposefully orchestrated program of historical revisionism, in an attempt to blur and eventually erase the Jewish connection to the Land of Israel, because Judea and Samaria are the cradle of Jewish history, these areas are quite naturally the focal points of this insidious campaign.

  3. Fathiaa Abdalla:

    We have a zero-tolerance policy, we have anti-fraud committees, we have anti-fraud focal point in the camps, we have help line for refugees or anyone, you could get into our help line right now and report anything. These systems are very good, and they are working, i am not saying [ in ] this big organization, we are 100 % perfect. But we have measures in place, we have improved them in the last two years. But we can not exclude a case happening. And when a wrongdoing happens by our staff, they are disciplined, they are sanctioned and some staff( have) lost their job.

  4. Darren Seifer:

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

  5. Andre Bakhos:

    Those are violent New Year fireworks. That's quite a way to start the day off, 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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