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Definition 1: the concentration of attention or energy on something - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where focal point or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
  • he had no direction in his life

Synonyms for focal point in the sense of this definition

(focal point is a kind of ...) complete attention; intense mental effort

(... is a kind of focal point ) a focus on something particular

Definition 2: a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for focal point in the sense of this definition

(focal point is a kind of ...) the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

"she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"

Definition 3: a central point or locus of an infection in an organism - [noun denoting state]

Samples where focal point or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the focus of infection

Synonyms for focal point in the sense of this definition

(focal point is a kind of ...) the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

"she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"

(... is part of focal point) bacterial infection limited to a specific organ or region especially one causing symptoms elsewhere

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