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fo·cal

 (fō′kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a focus.
2. Placed at or measured from a focus.

fo′cal·ly adv.

focal

(ˈfəʊkəl)
adj
1. (General Physics) of or relating to a focus
2. (General Physics) situated at, passing through, or measured from the focus
ˈfocally adv

fo•cal

(ˈfoʊ kəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or at a focus.
[1685–95]
fo′cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.focal - having or localized centrally at a focus; "focal point"; "focal infection"
central - in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position"
2.focal - of or relating to a focus; "focal length"
Translations
بُؤْري
ohniskový
fokuserende
brennidepils-; skerpu-
ohniskový
odak noktasına ait

focal

[ˈfəʊkəl]
A. ADJ (Tech) → focal
B. CPD focal distance Ndistancia f focal
focal plane Nplano m focal
focal point Npunto m focal (fig) → centro m de atención

focal

[ˈfəʊkəl] adj [length, plane] → focal(e)focal point n
(= key place) → point m de convergence
(= key feature) → attraction f, point m d'attraction
the focal point of the show this year → l'attraction du spectacle cette année
(= key issue) [meeting, discussions] → point m central
[battle, conflict] → point m focal

focal

adj (fig)im Brennpunkt (stehend), fokal (geh)

focal

:
focal length
nBrennweite f
focal plane
nBrennebene f
focal point
n (lit, fig)Brennpunkt m; his family is the focal of his lifeseine Familie ist der Mittelpunkt seines Lebens, sein ganzes Leben dreht sich um seine Familie

focal

[ˈfəʊkl] adj (Tech) → focale

focus

(ˈfoukəs) plurals ˈfocuses ~foci (ˈfousai) noun
1. the point at which rays of light meet after passing through a lens.
2. a point to which light, a look, attention etc is directed. She was the focus of everyone's attention.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈfocus(s)ed
1. to adjust (a camera, binoculars etc) in order to get a clear picture. Remember to focus the camera / the picture before taking the photograph.
2. to direct (attention etc) to one point. The accident focussed public attention on the danger.
ˈfocal adjective
in/out of focus
giving or not giving a clear picture. These photographs are out of focus.

fo·cal

a. focal, rel. a un foco.

focal

adj focal
References in classic literature ?
Yonder was Arthur, King of Britain; yonder was Guenever; yes, and whole tribes of little provincial kings and kinglets; and in the tented camp yonder, renowned knights from many lands; and likewise the selectest body known to chivalry, the Knights of the Table Round, the most illustrious in Christendom; and biggest fact of all, the very sun of their shining system was yonder couching his lance, the focal point of forty thousand adoring eyes; and all by myself, here was I laying for him.
Of what use is genius, if the organ is too convex or too concave and cannot find a focal distance within the actual horizon of human life?
The problem with each medium is that it automatically removes part of the negotiation on what the focal point is by structuring data in a form that "bewitches" our mind, as Wittgenstein might say.
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The official said that ASDEO Minakhel Circle Abdul Rehman Rashid would be the focal person for Lakki Marwat tehsil while ASDEO Kala Manjiwala Circle Hameedullah Khan would work as polio focal person for Naurang tehsil.
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Marc Oczachowski, Chief Executive Officer of EDAP TMS, commented, "This is a significant regulatory achievement and a key milestone as we received EU market clearance for the first robotic HIFU device dedicated to a focal targeted treatment approach.
The focal persons are responsible to visit the areas and to inform the concerned authorities about civic problems, including condition of water filtration plant, roads, foot path, street lights conditions", citizens said.
In comparing Virginia's state standards to the Focal Points, I find many similarities.