real focus

noun

Definition of real focus

: a point at which rays (as of light) converge or from which they diverge

Examples of real focus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The real focus should be @Uber deciding to keep Saudi Arabia on board after the murder of #JamalKhashoggi. Deanna Paul, Washington Post, "Uber CEO calls slaying of Jamal Khashoggi ‘a mistake’ and compares it to a self-driving car crash," 11 Nov. 2019 Although customers coming through the front door to purchase a Halloween costume or a deck of magic cards wouldn't have been aware, the real focus was the back door at Caufield's in the '80s and '90s. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "'We are definitely open.' After 99 years, Caufield's still serving up Halloween scares," 22 Oct. 2019 Biden and his campaign for more than two weeks now have continued to stress that the real focus needs to be on Trump's ask for Ukraine to help investigate Biden, in an apparent effort to hurt Biden's presidential bid. Caitlin Conant, CBS News, "2020 Daily Trail Markers: Bernie Sanders takes a break after health scare," 2 Oct. 2019 The novel’s real focus, though, is not this relentless flow of abuse but Elwood’s reaction to it. Ron Charles, Twin Cities, "Colson Whitehead’s ‘Nickel Boys’ shreds confidence in the triumph of goodness," 4 Aug. 2019 The novel’s real focus, though, is not this relentless flow of abuse but Elwood’s reaction to it. Ron Charles, Houston Chronicle, "In Colson Whitehead’s ‘The Nickel Boys,’ an idealistic black teen learns a harsh reality," 30 July 2019 The novel’s real focus, though, is not this relentless flow of abuse but Elwood’s reaction to it. Ron Charles, Twin Cities, "Colson Whitehead’s ‘Nickel Boys’ shreds confidence in the triumph of goodness," 4 Aug. 2019 The novel’s real focus, though, is not this relentless flow of abuse but Elwood’s reaction to it. Ron Charles, Houston Chronicle, "In Colson Whitehead’s ‘The Nickel Boys,’ an idealistic black teen learns a harsh reality," 30 July 2019 The novel’s real focus, though, is not this relentless flow of abuse but Elwood’s reaction to it. Ron Charles, Twin Cities, "Colson Whitehead’s ‘Nickel Boys’ shreds confidence in the triumph of goodness," 4 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of real focus

1740, in the meaning defined above

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21 Nov 2019

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“Real focus.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/real%20focus. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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real focus

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Medical Definition of real focus

: a point at which rays (as of light) converge or from which they diverge

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