focal point

Definitions of focal point
  1. noun
    a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
    synonyms: focus
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    type of:
    point
    the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
  2. noun
    the concentration of attention or energy on something
    synonyms: centering, direction, focus, focusing, focussing
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    types:
    particularism
    a focus on something particular
    type of:
    absorption, concentration, engrossment, immersion
    complete attention; intense mental effort
  3. noun
    a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
    synonyms: focus, nidus
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    type of:
    point
    the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
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