The element of a design where lines converge. The eye is naturally drawn to the focal point in an image.
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The location at which a mirror or a lens focuses rays parallel to the opticaxis or from which such rays appear to diverge.
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In art, the centre of interest in an artwork that attracts the viewer's eyes first. Artists use various techniques to bring the viewer to the focal point...
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The point on the optical axis where light rays form a sharp image of a subject. An ideal lens would allow light rays to diverge from a subject parallel to the optical axis and converge to a point when they pass through the lens.
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Location of an organism, for fish, usually the position of the snout. Habitat measurements made at that position (depth, water velocity, etc.) are focal point measurements. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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see focus (def. 1), and cardinal point (def. 1).
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(from the article `lens`) ...light beam are refracted through different angles, so that an entire beam of parallel rays can be caused to converge on, or to appear to diverge ... ...a now famous treatise on optics in which he demonstrated that, so far as paraxial rays are concerned, a lens of any degree of complexity can be ... ...and...
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A portrait view of the Railway Track in Nangamangalam ...
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In game theory, a focal point (also called Schelling point) is a solution that people will tend to use in the absence of communication, because it seems natural, special or relevant to them. The concept was introduced by the Nobel Prize winning American economist Thomas Schelling in his book The Strategy of Conflict (1960). In
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The convergence point, or sharpest point of focus, for an image; also known simply as the focus. For a positive (converging) lens or mirror, the focal points of the element are the points at which a ray, approaching the element parallel to the optical axis, crosses the optical axis on the opposite s...
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Intended focus and concentration of a single thought, word, sound, phrase, photograph or object that can ease anxiety, fear and nervousness. Focal points are beneficial during labor and delivery to help with the natural relief of pain.
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If a camera lens is focused on infinity a point within the image sharply developes behind the lens. This point is the focal point. If the lens were to be focused on a distance less than infinity the point is referred to as the image point
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Type: Term See: anterior focal point, posterior focal point
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In art, the centre of interest in an artwork that attracts the viewer's eyes first. Artists use various techniques to bring the viewer to the focal point of their work, often the most important part of a painting, but not always placed in the centre of it. The focal point may stand out because of its size, the brightness of its colour, the use ...
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Focal Point is a 1976 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his tenth to be released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in August 1976 and features performances by Tyner with Charles Fambrough and Eric Gravatt. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Because virtually all of McCoy Tyner`s records are superior examples of modal-
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Focal Point was a short lived Hardcore punk band from California, who released a 7" vinyl record on Life Sentence Records and their only full-length album on Tooth & Nail Records (later released under sublabel Solid State Records). The band is notable as being the starting band for guitarist Ryan Clark who would later go on to become
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A spot in a room
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Any point in a horoscope where several influences converge or disperse, such as the position of the
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In a camera lens, that spot where the light rays, bent by the lens, converge before expanding again
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Point of light on the optical axis where all rays of light from a given subject meet at a common poi
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