misfocus

misfocus

(ˌmɪsˈfəʊkəs)
n
a wrong or poor focus
vb (intr) , -cuses, -cusing, -cused, -cusses, -cussing or -cussed
to focus on the wrong thing or in the wrong area
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If you think blogs offer a useful corrective to the misfocus of the mainstream media in the United States, consider the case of Cuba, where government newspapers (that is, all of them) were enthusiastically reporting that potato harvests had exceeded their quotas at the time Pinar del Rio's women were reinventing the gynecology of the fourteenth century.
Outside a central 24-mm-diameter circle, stars elongate into streaks due to coma and astigmatism, and expand due to misfocus.
Much of the debate going on tends not only to misfocus the issues but to some great extent water them down.
To underline his points about the misfocus in development economics, Haq begins his book chapters with an apposite quotation from Alice in Wonderland.
The indices can be indicative of fundamental problems such as over- or under-emphasis, misfocus of effort, or misuse of resources, and should be used as warning lights to indicate when a long, hard look at your I/S function is due.