prefocus

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

Definition of prefocus

transitive verb

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

First Known Use of prefocus

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Prefocus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prefocus. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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