focussing

Definitions

  • Focussing Action of Lens
    Focussing Action of Lens
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n focussing 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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Usage

In literature:

The eyes were vacant and stared out on space, focussing nothing.
"Murder Point" by Coningsby Dawson
Lefever's flash-light focussed on a United States license hanging back of the bar.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
Lance turned that way, focussed his glasses upon the object and saw what had happened.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
For Naples is only the focussing point of these densely populated regions of Southern Italy.
"Italy, the Magic Land" by Lilian Whiting
Religion, like art, focussed the universe round man, an unimportant by-product: it was bad science turned into good art.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
But on the right gradation or focussing of light and color depends in great measure, the value of both.
"Modern Painters Volume II (of V)" by John Ruskin
And all this and more that I gathered, I focussed on the sea hog.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
They are differently focussed.
"The American Mind" by Bliss Perry
The attention of the country was focussed on North Carolina.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Their attention is focussed on Christ's superiority to human limitations.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
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In poetry:

O it would have been good
Could he then have stood
At a focussed distance, and conned the whole,
But now such vision
Is mere derision,
Nor soothes his body nor saves his soul.
"Self- Unconscious" by Thomas Hardy
W'y, I git my fancy focussed on the past so mortal plain
I kin even smell the locus'-blossoms bloomin' in the lane;
And I hear the cow-bells clinkin' sweeter tunes 'n "money musk"
Far the lightnin'-bugs a-blinkin'and a-dancin'in the dusk.
"Romancin'" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

Most of the eastern US is focussed on the oncoming storm – Sandy.
In his weekly general audience catechesis today, Pope Benedict XVI focussed on the meaning and importance of the liturgy.
The Glen Este cross country team is focussing on working hard and setting personal records as they eye the District meet.
Are Designers Focussing On Simplicity--Or Do They Love Lots Of Features.
NASA still assessing need for 'focussed' inspection of shuttle heat shield .
When I call upon one of our offices in Germany with a problem to consider, the response is from a lawyer admitted to practice in Germany and focussed on the employment and labor laws of that jurisdiction .
This series focusses on short to medium length pieces of code which perform a wide variety of computer graphics related tasks.
The Denver Post's sports reporters contribute analysis, notes and minutiae on this blog focussing on CU athletics.
Tapu Misa is a Herald columnist focussing on Pacific affairs.
Rohan Stephenson is a little worked over by life, but he's articulate and focussed.
Nevada football coach Chris Ault says he focussed on defense in this year's recruiting class, especially plugging holes in the secondary.
The mill is presently focussed on producing the most popular building construction sizes in OSB.
Jim Hogue's weekly radio program focusses on national and community issues, especially 9/11 Truth, Election Integrity, the economy, and sustainable agriculture.
This guide will teach you how to get started when singing , focussing on posture.
My presentation focussed on the trade distorting subsidies we have, and how many of our industrial giants are political entrepreneurs as much as market entrepreneurs.
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In science:

We now turn to the effect of the non-zero B field on gravity by focussing on the graviton two-point function.
Noncommutativity from the string perspective: modification of gravity at a mm without mm sized extra dimensions
The discussion focussed on the possibility of an evolution in nebular morphological type with age, and suggested that understanding the complexity of the co-evolution in the nebula and its central star is a prerequisite for fully understanding the diagram.
Hubble Space Telescope Images of Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae
Some related previous research focussed on finding (edge/internally)-disjoint paths with many sources and targets.
Geodesics and almost geodesic cycles in random regular graphs
In closing, it may be worth noting that thus far we have focussed on the most elementary aspects of many-body localization.
Localization of interacting fermions at high temperature
This can of course be presented either as a liberal conception (focussing on individual extensions) or as a skeptical one (focussing on their intersection - or, the intersection of their conclusion sets).
Remarks on Inheritance Systems
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