Definition of Focusing

1. Noun. The concentration of attention or energy on something. "He had no direction in his life"

Exact synonyms: Centering, Direction, Focal Point, Focus, Focussing
Generic synonyms: Absorption, Concentration, Engrossment, Immersion
Specialized synonyms: Particularism
Derivative terms: Center, Center, Focus, Focus, Focus, Focus

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

Definition of Focusing

1. Adjective. See British alternative spelling '''focussing''' ¹

2. Noun. See British alternative spelling '''focussing''' ¹

3. Verb. See British alternative spelling '''focussing''' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Focusing

1. focus [v] - See also: focus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Focusing

focus-forming unit
focus-group
focus-grouped
focus-grouping
focus-groups
focus group
focus groups
focus on
focusability
focusable
focused
focused grid
focuser
focusers
focuses
focusing (current term)
focusing device
focusing magnifier
focusings
focusless
focussed
focusses
focussing
fodder
foddered
fodderer
fodderers
foddering
fodders

Literary usage of Focusing

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

1. Camera by Columbia Photographic Society, Philadelphia (1916)
"focusing SHARPLY MANY folks would say that there is little that could be written on the subject of focusing. It is "so simple" that anyone could do it, ..."

2. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"Sharp focusing Microwaves can be focused into narrow beams much more easily ... Also, because of focusing, two or more microwave beams can be directed to ..."

3. The Microscope: An Introduction to Microscopic Methods and to Histology by Simon Henry Gage (1908)
"focusing § 68. focusing is mutually arranging an object and the microscope so that a clear image may be seen. With a simple microscope (\ 12) either the ..."

4. Photo-micrographs and how to Make Them by George Miller Sternberg (1883)
"be quite dark when this focusing is done, or light must be excluded from behind the screen by means of a black cloth thrown over the head, as in portrait ..."

5. Electricity in Every-day Life by Edwin James Houston (1905)
"focusing lamps are employed for a great variety of purposes. ... focusing lamps are also employed in the illumination of lighthouses, to enable ships to ..."

6. The Microscope and Microscopical Methods by Simon Henry Gage (1896)
"LIGHTING AND focusing; MANIPULATION OF DRY, ADJUSTABLE AND IMMERSION OBJECTIVES; ... focusing. \ 56. focusing is mutually arranging an object and the ..."

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