into focus

Definition of into focus

1 :into a state in which things are seen clearly and sharply
  • bringing the binoculars into focus
  • It took him a few seconds after he woke up to bring his eyes into focus.
2 :into a state or condition in which something can be clearly understood
  • She tried to bring the important issues into focus.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : a point of convergence (see convergence 1) of a beam of particles (such as electrons)

  3. : focal length

  1. : to bring into focus

  2. : to adjust the focus of (the eye, a lens, etc.)

  3. : to cause to be concentrated


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