Definitions

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  • adjective Used for or pertaining to focussing.
  • noun The action of the verb to focus.
  • verb Present participle of focus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something

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Examples

  • These lines of inquiry are not central to the finished work, nor need the audience even be aware of them, though they were central in focussing and clarifying what was being achieved in the work.

    Ballardian » Simon O’Carrigan’s The Drowned World

  • Says David, focussing is one discipline that creates a setting where fresh insight can arise.

    Shambhala SunSpace » 2009 » May

  • I like your teaching approach in focussing on the writing.

    Collegiate Writing, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I well know what fine work this Club is doing in focussing attention on current problems, both in the Commonwealth and outside, and helping in that way to build up that informed public opinion without which our democratic system cannot function to its fullest effect.

    The Outlook Today

  • Conversely, the U.S. perspective is described as focussing "obsessively on whether Iran is developing nuclear weapons .... blinded by worst-case scenarios, which happens not to be Tehran's preferred scenario."

    The Devil We Know - Book Review

  • Whole pages of it are filled with masses of figures, generally single numbers added up in batches, and then the totals added in batches again, as though he were "focussing" some account, as the auditors put it.

    Dracula

  • Braendlein instead uses the term "focussing," although she says that archery in fact is a meditative activity. "

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Braendlein instead uses the term "focussing," although she says that archery in fact is a meditative activity. "

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Braendlein instead uses the term "focussing," although she says that archery in fact is a meditative activity. "

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Braendlein instead uses the term "focussing," although she says that archery in fact is a meditative activity. "

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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