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out of focus

Definition of out of focus

  1. 1 :  adjusted so that images are not clear <The binoculars were out of focus.>

  2. 2 :  in a state where the details cannot be clearly seen <Unfortunately, several of the pictures were out of focus.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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  1. :  a point at which rays (as of light, heat, or sound) converge or from which they diverge or appear to diverge

    :  the point where the geometrical lines or their prolongations conforming to the rays diverging from or converging toward another point intersect and give rise to an image after reflection by a mirror or refraction by a lens or optical system

    :  a point of convergence of a beam of particles (as electrons)

  1. :  to bring into focus

    :  to adjust the focus of (as the eye or a lens)

    :  to cause to be concentrated


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