Definition of Focalisation

1. Noun. The confinement of an infection to a limited area.

Exact synonyms: Focalization
Generic synonyms: Pathogenesis
Derivative terms: Focalise, Focalize

2. Noun. The act of bringing into focus.
Exact synonyms: Focalization, Focusing
Generic synonyms: Intensification
Specialized synonyms: Refocusing
Derivative terms: Focalise, Focalise, Focalise, Focalize, Focalize, Focalize, Focus, Focus, Focus, Focus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Focalisation

focal necrosis
focal nephritis
focal nodular hyperplasia
focal plane
focal point
focal points
focal ratio
focal reaction
focal sclerosing glomerulopathy
focal sclerosis
focal sclerosis with hyalinosis
focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
focal seizure
focal spot
focal spot size
focalisation (current term)

Literary usage of Focalisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Attention and Interest: A Study in Psychology and Education by Felix Arnold (1910)
"focalisation and definite reaction are necessary to ensure a modicum of ease ... Moreover, focalisation with selection may be needed to ensure safe control. ..."

2. Text-book of School and Class Management by Felix Arnold (1909)
"Of the rules of practice we have (1) focalisation, (2) strong and decided initiative, ... focalisation implies selection, simplification, and adaptation of ..."

3. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1918)
"of thought focalisation, concentration, of consciousness are of its essence. It implies withdrawal from some things in order to deal effectively with others ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1895)
"The essential principle of organisation, whether chemical or biotic, is the concentration or focalisation of the otherwise diffuse and little operative ..."

5. A History of European Thought in the Nineteenth Century by John Theodore Merz (1907)
"As we descend from the mechanical, through the physical, chemical, and biological, to the mental, moral, and social sciences, the process of focalisation ..."

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