foci foci


  1. (n) the concentration of attention or energy on something
  2. (n) maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
  3. (n) maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea
  4. (n) a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
  5. (n) special emphasis attached to something
  6. (n) a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
  7. (n) a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section
  8. (v) direct one's attention on something
  9. (v) cause to converge on or toward a central point
  10. (v) bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
  11. (v) become focussed or come into focus
  12. (v) put (an image) into focus


Derived Word(s)


  1. The Japs have added new plague foci by dropping infected grains of rice and shreds of cloth from planes on plague-clean areas.
  2. No glass cases here: Australia's lively new National Museum presents objects not as icons but as foci for multilayered views of the past.
  3. Careful questioning and search must be made to rule out chronic inflammatory foci, as well as kidney calculus and other diseases of the urinary tract.


  • Picture Porter Advanced Prepares to Transform Digital Picture and Video Management

    LOS ANGELES, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Foci, creator of a portable picture management tool, which allows photographers to view, backup, store, and organize pictures, seeks $63,000 for device's finalization and production Digital Foci, creator of Picture Porter Advanced, a...
    on December 5, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

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