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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