focal focal  /ˈfoʊ kəl/


  1. (adj) having or localized centrally at a focus
  2. (adj) of or relating to a focus


  1. The focal point of the Man Cave, of course, is the high-definition TV, a once state-of-the-art-and now relatively puny-36-in.
  2. Yet the focal character of this Gone with the Wizard superproduction is an 11-year-old who'd never made a film before, and who nearly died from leukemia when he was six.
  3. And this focal shift turns reality inside-out: The dead victim is vivid and alive in the dream of his sister, whose life may have lost focus because of her profound loss.


  1. Focal Press Announces “Adobe Photoshop® CC for Photographers” Book

    Focal Press, a leading publisher of media technology books, has announced the availability of digital imaging aficionado and author Martin Evening’s new book, “Adobe Photoshop CC f
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Focal Upright's Locus Workstation Featuring the Revolutionary Locus Seat Wins the Grand Prize "Product Innovations ...

    Today's office environment is changing for the better as it evolves to include upright working options. One such option, Focal's Locus Workstation, which features the stand up desk and revolutionary leaning seat, has just won BUILDINGS Magazine's 2013 Product Innovations Grand Prize for Furniture Systems, and is soon to be the most coveted workspace in the office. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. EDAP Says Focal.One Receives CE Mark - Quick Facts

    EDAP Says Focal.One Receives CE Mark - Quick Facts
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. "He remains a focal point for us," del Bosque said Sunday. "To be on a [scoreless] streak or not, he offers hard work and personality and he'll be our striker. Saying that doesn't mean he's an untouchable starter, but we have full confidence...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "More importantly, this difference in our service has become a focal point that detracts from all of the outstanding improvements in on-time performance and baggage handling that all of us have worked so hard to achieve over the past year,"...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Doug Parker Source: USA Today

  3. "I would like to contribute big to somebody," Bosh said. "Toronto made me their focal point and they've built around me for the last few years and just to have that feeling there, it was good, because going down into the stretch of the games...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Chris Bosh Source: The Associated Press

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