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fo·cal point

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  1. focus, focal pointnoun

    a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges

    Synonyms:
    focusing, centering, stress, direction, nidus, focus, focussing

  2. focus, focal point, nidusnoun

    a central point or locus of an infection in an organism

    "the focus of infection"

    Synonyms:
    focusing, centering, stress, direction, nidus, focus, focussing

  3. focus, focusing, focussing, focal point, direction, centeringnoun

    the concentration of attention or energy on something

    "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"

    Synonyms:
    direction, guidance, focus, nidus, management, counselling, stress, way, commission, counsel, instruction, focussing, focalisation, snap, centering, counseling, charge, steering, focalization, focusing

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How to use focal point in a sentence?

  1. Neil Saunders:

    Black Friday has definitely transitioned more into a digital affair in the past five years, the focal point is not that single day anymore. It's an event spread out over several days.

  2. Andre Bakhos:

    Those are violent New Year fireworks. That's quite a way to start the day off, right now, the focal point is China, the global economic condition, and the fact that we're coming off a disappointing year on many levels, a frustrating year on many levels, only to walk in and have the( S&P) futures down 35 points.

  3. Julie Murray:

    This area, Landaff and Easton, is about 5 miles away from where Maura’s car was found, and it's in the easterly direction, the direction she was headed. The other encouraging point to this news is the fact that this was the focal point of a very early search back in May of 2004 from a local tip that stated a local saw a ‘young person running or moving quickly’ along that stretch of road. So for all of those reasons, this is really encouraging news from her family.

  4. Yu Zhengsheng:

    We must fully recognize that Xinjiang faces a very serious situation in maintaining long-term social stability, and we must make a serious crackdown on violent terror activities a focal point of our struggle.

  5. Masahiro Ichikawa:

    The next focal point is the upcoming FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting and whether the Fed shows any indication of accelerating the pace of its rate hikes following the strong employment report.


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