pre·​fo·​cus (ˌ)prē-ˈfō-kəs How to pronounce prefocus (audio)
prefocused; prefocusing; prefocuses

transitive verb

: to focus (something) beforehand
prefocus automotive headlights before installation

Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prefocus was in 1948

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Cite this Entry

“Prefocus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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