focus

Group of (frequently neoplastic) cells, identifiable by distinctive morphology or histology.

Focus

In Ovid databases you are often given the option to 'focus' your search. If you select this option the subject heading you have selected will be the main topic of any documents retrieved. Also see Explode, MeSH and Databases section.

FOCUS

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Focus

The site of local concentration of infection of infestation from which secondary spread may occur.

Focus

1) That items and objects on the set are consistent with the theme envisaged by the director. 2) Pulling focus - when an actor deliberately tries to draw the audience's attention away from another cast member to themselves.

focus

The initial point within the Earth that ruptures in an earthquake, directly below the epicenter.
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Focus

The place in the Earth where rock first breaks or slips at the time of an earthquake; also called the hypocenter. The focus is a single point on the surface of a ruptured fault. During a great earthquake, which might rupture a fault for hundreds of kilometers, one could be standing on the rupturing fault, yet be hundreds of kilometers from the focu...
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focus

[Verb] To think about or concentrate on one thing.
Example: For two weeks John focused on revising for his exams.
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focus

[n] - a central point or locus of an infection in an organism 2. [n] - a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges 3. [n] - a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section 4. [n] - the concentration of attention or energy on something 5. [n] - maximum clarity or distin...
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Focus

To direct and 'lock off' a lantern in its specified stage area.
Found on http://www.queens-theatre.co.uk/technical/glossaryoftheatreterms.htm

Focus

to bring light rays from an object together to form an image
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Focus

Point at which converging rays meet and at which a clearly defined image can be obtained. See also: Focal Length, Focal Plane, Focal Point.
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Focus

Adjustment of the distance setting on a lens to define the subject sharply. Generally, the act of adjusting a lens to produce a sharp image. In a camera, this is effected by moving the lens bodily towards or away from the film or by moving the front part of the lens towards or away from the rear part, thus altering its focal length. Position in whi...
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Focus

Fo'cus noun ; plural English Focuses , Latin Foci . [ Latin focus hearth, fireplace; perhaps akin to English bake . Confer Curfew , Fuel , Fusil the firearm.] 1. (Opt.) A point in which the rays of light meet, after being reflec...
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Focus

Fo'cus transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Focused ; present participle & verbal noun Focusing .] To bring to a focus; to focalize; as, to focus a camera. R. Hunt.
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focus

Group of (frequently neoplastic) cells, identifiable by distinctive morphology or histology. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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focus

focusing noun 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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focus

(fo´kәs) pl. fo´ci the point of convergence of light rays or sound waves. the chief center of a morbid process. Ghon focus the primary parenchymal lesion of primary pulmonary tuberculosis in children; when associated with a corresponding lymph node focus, it is known as...
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Focus

• (n.) A point so related to a conic section and certain straight line called the directrix that the ratio of the distace between any point of the curve and the focus to the distance of the same point from the directrix is constant. • (v. t.) To bring to a focus; to focalize; as, to focus a camera. • (n.) A point in which the rays of...
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focus

(from the article `ellipse`) ...a plane that is not parallel to the base, the axis, or an element of the cone. It may be defined as the path of a point moving in a plane so that ... ...the sum of the distances from any point on the ellipse to two fixed points ( and in Figure 1) is constant. The two points and are called foci, ... ...
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focus

(from the article `earthquake`) ...first to reach any point on the Earth`s surface. The first -wave onset starts from the spot where an earthquake originates. This point, usually at ... point on the surface of the Earth that is directly above the underground point (called the focus) where fault rupture commences, producing an ... [2 ...
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Focus

(from the article `Getz, Stan`) ...other American jazz expatriates, including Oscar Pettiford and Kenny Clarke. Upon his return to the United States in 1961, Getz teamed with ...
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focus

focus 1. A point at which rays of light or other radiation converge or from which they appear to diverge, as after refraction or reflection in an optical system. 2. The distinctness or clarity of an image rendered by an optical system. 3. The state of maximum distinctness or clarity of an image; such as, in focus, out of focus. 4. An apparatus u...
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Focus

[Ukrainian magazine] Focus («Еженедельник Фокус») is a national Ukrainian weekly news magazine in Russian language published in Kiev and distributed throughout the country. The base auditory of the magazine are the people of high and above high level of income between 25 to 45 years of age that live in the 40 biggest metr...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Focus_(Ukrainian_magazine)

Focus

In optics, the focus is a point in which any number of rays of light meet after being reflected or refracted by a mirror or a lens.
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