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focal

adjective fo·cal \ˈfō-kəl\

: having central or great importance

Full Definition of FOCAL

:  of, relating to, being, or having a focus
fo·cal·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
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Examples of FOCAL

  1. a focal figure in the movement

First Known Use of FOCAL

1693

Other Physics Terms

amplitude, centrifugal, centripetal, convection, gradient, hysteresis, kinetic, lase, quantum

Rhymes with FOCAL

FOCALLY Defined for Kids

focal

adjective fo·cal \ˈfō-kəl\

Definition of FOCAL for Kids

1
:  of, relating to, or having a focus
2
:  having central or great importance <She is a focal character in the story.>
Medical Dictionary

focal

adjective fo·cal \ˈfō-kəl\

Medical Definition of FOCAL

:  of, relating to, being, or having a focus
fo·cal·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb

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