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We found 73 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word focus:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. focus: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. focus: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. focus: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. focus: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. focus: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. focus, focus: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Focus, focus: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. focus: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. focus: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. focus: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. focus: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. focus: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. FOCUS: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. focus: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  15. FOCUS, Focus (Ariana Grande song), Focus (Arthur Blythe album), Focus (Bazzi song), Focus (Bill Hardman album), Focus (Chico Freeman album), Focus (Cynic album), Focus (DIY), Focus (Diaura album), Focus (EP), Focus (German magazine), Focus (H.E.R. song), Focus (Holly Starr album), Focus (Italian magazine), Focus (Souls of Mischief album), Focus (Stan Getz album), Focus (Ukrainian magazine), Focus (album), Focus (band), Focus (board game), Focus (cognitive process), Focus (computing), Focus (disambiguation), Focus (earthquake), Focus (film), Focus (geometry), Focus (grammar), Focus (linguistics), Focus (music), Focus (novel), Focus (optics), Focus: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. focus: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  17. Focus: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. focus: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. focus: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. focus: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. focus: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Focus: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  23. focus: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. focus: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. focus: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. focus: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. focus: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. focus: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  29. focus: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. focus: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. Focus: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  3. FOCUS: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]
  4. focus: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]
  5. Focus: Movie Terminology Glossary [home, info]
  6. focus: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  7. Focus: Lexicon of Linguistics [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Focus: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. Focus: Management Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Focus (optics), Focus (software), focus: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. FOCUS: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. FOCUS, Focus, focus: CCI Computer [home, info]
  3. FOCUS: BABEL: Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms [home, info]
  4. focus: CNET Internet Glossary [home, info]
  5. Focus (earthquake), Focus (optics), Focus (software), focus: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. FOCUS, focus: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. focus: Prostate Cancer Interactive Glossary [home, info]
  3. Focus (software), focus: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. focus: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. FOCUS: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. FOCUS: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. focus: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (12 matching dictionaries)
  1. Focus: Glossary of Earthquake and Related Terminology [home, info]
  2. focus: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  3. Focus: LITHICS-NET's Glossary of Lithics Terminology [home, info]
  4. focus: Earthquake Image Glossary [home, info]
  5. Focus: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  6. Focus: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]
  7. Focus (Earthquake): Field Trip to Mars [home, info]
  8. focus, focus, focus, focus: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  9. focus: Anthropology dictionary [home, info]
  10. focus: Natural History Terms [home, info]
  11. FOCUS: Zoom Astronomy Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. F.O.C.U.S, focus: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Focus: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Focus: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. Focus: Nikonians Photo Glossary [home, info]
  3. Focus: Glossary of Film/Video Terms [home, info]
  4. Focus: PhotoNotes Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography [home, info]
  5. focus: Television: Critical Methods and Applications [home, info]
  6. Focus: Electrical Engineering Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (focus)

noun:  maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system ("In focus")
noun:  maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea ("The controversy brought clearly into focus an important difference of opinion")
noun:  the concentration of attention or energy on something ("The focus of activity shifted to molecular biology")
noun:  a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section
noun:  a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
noun:  a central point or locus of an infection in an organism ("The focus of infection")
noun:  special emphasis attached to something
verb:  cause to converge on or toward a central point ("Focus the light on this image")
verb:  put (an image) into focus ("Please focus the image")
verb:  become focussed or come into focus ("The light focused")
verb:  direct one's attention on something ("Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies")
verb:  bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions

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Phrases that include focus:   out of focus, principal focus, in focus, line focus, aplanatic focus, more...

Words similar to focus:   center, centering, centre, concenter, concentrate, foci, focusable, focused, focuser, focuses, focusing, focusless, focussed, focussing, nidus, pore, rivet, sharpen, stress, focal point, more...

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