English → English - focus

Pronunciation
n. center, hub; area in a dialog box which receives input (Computers)
v. adjust the focus of; make clear, bring into focus; bring to a focus; concentrate
n. focus, center of attention

English → Spanish - focus

Pronunciation
s. foco, distancia focal; centro, raíz; (inform.) área de la caja de dialogo que recibe entrada/input
v. enfocar, centrar, concentrar, poner en la mira; enfocarse

English → French - focus

Pronunciation
n. foyer; centre; noyau; siège (Médecine); zone d'entrée dans une boîte de dialogue (Informatique)
v. concentrer; mettre au point; converger; se concentrer; focaliser, mettre au point; rendre net

English → German - focus

Pronunciation
n. Fokus; (Comput) der Bereich in einem Dialogkasten der Informationen erhält
v. fokussieren; sich herauskristallisieren; konzentrieren; sich konzentrieren, sich widmen

English → Indonesian - focus

Pronunciation
n. fokus, titik api, pusat, buah, buah mulut, buah bibir
v. menyetel lensa, memfokuskan, memusatkan, bertumpu, melihat dgn jelas

English → Italian - focus

Pronunciation
s. focus (della lente); focalizzazione; epicentro; (inform.) zona nella casella dialogo destinata all'ingresso di dati
v. mettere a fuoco, puntare; (fig) concentrare, far convergere

English → Polish - focus

Pronunciation
n. ognisko {fiz.}, fokus, centrum {przen.}, centrum
v. ogniskować, skupiać, nastawić obraz na ostrość

English → Portuguese - focus

Pronunciation
s. foco; (em informática) a área na caixa de diálogo que recebe a emissão (input)
v. focalizar; focar; concentrar-se em-; concentrar

English → Romanian - focus

Pronunciation
n. focar
v. aţinti, concentra, centra, uni

English → Russian - focus

Pronunciation
с. фокус, средоточие, очаг, центр; область диалогового окна предназначенная для ввода данных [комп.]
г. фокусировать, помещать в фокусе, сосредоточивать

English → Turkish - focus

Pronunciation
f. odaklamak, bir noktada toplamak, odağı ayarlamak
i. odak, odak noktası, dikkati toplayan şey

English → Ukrainian - focus

Pronunciation
n. фокус, осередок
v. фокусувати

Dutch → English - focus

Pronunciation
n. focus, center of attention

English → Dutch - focus

Pronunciation
zn. focus, brandpunt (ook in computers); (in computers) de plaats in een conversatie raam voor de ontvangst van de invoer
ww. concentreren, in focus zetten, samenvatten

English → Greek - focus

Pronunciation
ουσ. εστία
ρήμ. συγκεντρώ, ρυθμίζω, συγκεντρώνω

Dutch → French - focus

Pronunciation
1. (optica) foyer (m)
2. (fysica) foyer (m)

English → Arabic - focus

Pronunciation
‏بؤرة، تركيز، الطول البؤري، التعديل البؤري، مركز المرض، مركز نشاط، نقطة التلاقي، مركز، محرق‏
‏تركز، ركز، تمركز، بئر‏

English → Chinese - focus

Pronunciation
(名) 焦点, 焦距; 中心, 中央; 对话方块接受输入的区域 (计算机用语)
(动) 使聚焦, 集中, 调焦; 聚焦; 注视

English → Chinese - focus

Pronunciation
(名) 焦點, 焦距
(動) 使聚焦, 集中, 調焦; 聚焦; 注視

English → Hindi - focus

Pronunciation
n. किरण-केन्द्र, अभिरुचि-केन्द्र, केंद्र-बिंदु
v. केन्द्रित करना, केन्द्रित होना, फ़ोकस करना

English → Japanese - focus

Pronunciation
(動) 焦点を合わせる; 集める; 集中する; 注意を集中させる
(名) 焦点; 焦点距離; 中心; (コンピュータ)フォーカス, 入力を受け取れるウィンドウ (ダイアログボックス)のこと

English → Korean - focus

Pronunciation
명. 초점, 쏠리는 점, 진원, 병소
동. 초점을 맞추다; 확실하게 하다; 집중시키다

English → Vietnamese - focus

Pronunciation
v. tập trung những tia sáng, sửa cho đúng, chỉnh hình cho đúng

Definition of focus

Pronunciation
Noun
1. A point at which reflected or refracted rays of light converge.
The heat of sunlight at the focus of a magnifying glass can easily set dry leaves on fire.
2. A point of a conic at which rays reflected from a curve or surface converge.
3. The fact of the convergence of light on the photographic medium.
Unfortunately, the license plate is out of focus in this image.
4. The quality of the convergence of light on the photographic medium.
During this scene, the boy’s face shifts subtly from soft focus into sharp focus.
5. Concentration of attention.
I believe I can bring the high degree of focus required for this important job.
6. The exact point of where an earthquake occurs, in three dimensions.
The earthquake's focus was at exactly 37 degrees north, 18 degrees south, seventy five meters below the ground.
7. The indicator of the currently active element in a user interface.
Text entered at the keyboard or pasted from a clipboard is sent to the component which currently has the focus.
8. The most important word or phrase in a sentence or passage, or the one that imparts information.
Verb
9. To cause (rays of light, etc) to converge at a single point.
10. To adjust (a lens, an optical instrument) in order to position an image with respect to the focal plane.
You'll need to focus the microscope carefully in order to capture the full detail of this surface.
11. To concentrate one's attention.
Focus on passing the test.
12. To concentrate one’s attention.
If you're going to beat your competitors, you need to focus.
13. To transfer the input focus to (a visual element), so that it receives subsequent input.
The text box won't receive the user's keystrokes unless you explicitly focus it.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: focusing
Present: focus (3.person: focuses)
Past: focused
Future: will focus
Present conditional: would focus
Present Perfect: have focused (3.person: has focused)
Past Perfect: had focused
Future Perfect: will have focused
Past conditional: would have focused
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