focalize

verb
fo·cal·ize | \ ˈfō-kə-ˌlīz \
focalized; focalizing

Definition of focalize 

transitive verb

1 : to bring to a focus

2 : localize

intransitive verb

1 : to come to a focus : concentrate

2 : localize

Other words from focalize

focalization \ˌfō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of focalize

1804, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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The first known use of focalize was in 1804

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focalize

verb
fo·cal·ize
variants: or British focalise \ˈfō-kə-ˌlīz \
focalized or British focalised; focalizing or British focalising

Medical Definition of focalize 

transitive verb

: to confine to a limited area the ability to focalize a coccidioidal infectionJournal of the American Medical Association

intransitive verb

: to become confined to a limited area pullorum disease commonly focalizes in the adult bird's ovary

Other words from focalize

focalization or British focalisation \ˌfō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən \ noun

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