focusing

Definitions

  • X-ray focus tube
    X-ray focus tube
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n focusing the act of bringing into focus
    • n focusing the concentration of attention or energy on something "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology","he had no direction in his life"
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Quotations

  • Kent Steffes
    Kent Steffes
    “To succeed at the level I want to you have to be focused and serious.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “The first rule of focus is Wherever you are be there.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “The successful man is the average man, focused.”
  • Tiger Woods
    Tiger Woods
    “My main focus is on my game.”
  • Les Brown
    Les%20Brown
    “Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them.”
  • Greg Anderson
    Greg%20Anderson
    “Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.”

Usage

In literature:

His eyes focused on Dillon.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
C Heated Bullet placed in the focus of the mirror A.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
In Koenigsberg was formed the League of Virtue, which focused the new morality and patriotism of the masses.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
Jupiter revolves in an elliptic orbit around the sun in the focus, at a mean distance of 483,000,000 miles.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
The depot loungers made him a focus of inquiring looks.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
Plainly we were within striking distance of some focus of human energies.
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
Positive Eye Pieces.# (Ramsden), focus 6 mm.
"Astronomical Instruments and Accessories" by Wm. Gaertner & Co.
It took a Tweed in New York to drive a Northern public to revolt, and a Nast to focus public attention upon the crime.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Lois had caused all eyes to focus upon the Montgomerys with a new intentness.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
At that moment their eyes were all focused upon him.
"The Double Four" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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In poetry:

In whom eternally
Thou, Light, dost focus Thee!--
Didst pave
The way o' the wave;
"Any Saint" by Francis Thompson
In prudence, now, we break the glass;
We must view churches but in mass.
Nor split too nicely at the focus
Opinions, jumbled hocus-pocus.
"Experimentum Crucis" by John Kenyon
Living, time passing, it is preferable
to focus the memory in turn upon
the more distant retrospects in order
that the present mind may retain its peace.
"Living" by Ben Jonson
There were trains that went in the tunnels
and never came out. The eyes of horses
focused and trotted to their deaths.
The corn slept in the cistern
and was rotted when it woke.
"Cipriana" by Ernesto Trejo
So, blest was Columbia; the focus of Nature's
Best gifts, and the dimple where rested God's smile;
The Queen of the World in her young strength and beauty,
The pride of the skies in her freedom from guile.
"Pro Patria: America, 1861" by Adah Isaacs Menken
A flash like doomcrack rent night's black:
God's work stood anchored in that glare
Focusing all time's day-suns in one
So beggar Gerd might aim her look
At gorgon-prospects with power to strike to stone
Hearts of those who pierced time's core.
"Crystal Gazer" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

ASM Consortium Focuses On 'Human Factors'.
ASM Consortium Meeting Focuses on Human Factor Issues.
Since January, Latino-focused Political Action Committees supporting Hispanic candidates have taken root around the country.
Researcher says retailers need to focus on employee recognition as a way to boost loss prevention.
First up, we turn our attention to technology: while some people focus their energies on innovations to make our lives easier, others simply try to find a way to make us laugh or smile.
Both focus on providing for and assuring protection for the most vulnerable family members.
Focusing on Asian and Arab cinema, the 12th Osian's Cinefan Festival will feature 15 world premieres among its 175 film lineup with India's "Chitrangada " as the closing film.
The first presidential debate in Denver focused on domestic issues, so foreign policy didnt come up.
Restaurants put new focus on hospitality to build brands, increase market share.
New ATA report focuses on ways to address the truck driver shortage.
SOLARCON India 2012, the fourth edition of India's largest solar-focused technology and business event, will take place in Bangalore on September 3-5 for the first time.
Apres Midi April 30th--LA Focus.
Films to focus on different periods in Wu-Tang rapper's life.
Make that freaky fat fly away by focusing on cardio and weights.
Pliers, for instance, (see photos 1 and 4) are more specialized, with a particular focus on rimless work.
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In science:

We rapidly focus on scale-free connected tree graphs, ie connected graphs without cycles.
Statistical ensemble of scale-free random graphs
We shall here study Sinai’s random walk in random environment, and focus on its aging properties.
Aging properties of Sinai's model of random walk in random environment
We focus on the system with power-law correlated random mass in this subsection.
Random-Mass Dirac Fermions in an Imaginary Vector Potential (II): Long-Range Correlated Random Mass
For simplicity, we focus on the situation where only one frequency is present, i.e. the system is either outside the spontaneously oscillating regime (r ≥ 0), or both frequencies are the same ω = ωext .
Mechanical oscillations at the cellular scale
Here, instead we are focusing on the possible dynamics behind the formation of such a structure.
Growing dynamics of Internet providers
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