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focusing

 
Noun focusing has 2 senses
  1. focus, focusing, focussing, direction, centering - the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"
    --1 is a kind of concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion
    --1 has particulars: particularism
    Derived form: verb focus1
  2. focalization, focalisation, focusing - the act of bringing into focus
    --2 is a kind of intensification
    --2 has particulars: refocusing
    Derived forms: verb focus2, verb focus3, verb focus5, verb focus4
Verb focus has 5 senses
  1. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet - direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
    --1 is one way to think, cogitate, cerebrate
    Derived forms: noun focus1, noun focussing1, noun focusing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s on something
  2. focus - cause to converge on or toward a central point; "Focus the light on this image"
    --2 is one way to
    sharpen
    Antonyms: blur
    Derived forms: noun focus6, noun focus2, noun focusing2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. concenter, concentre, focalize, focalise, focus - bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    --3 is one way to align, aline, line up, adjust
    Derived forms: noun focus3, noun focus1, noun focusing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. focus, focalize, focalise - become focussed or come into focus; "The light focused"
    --4 is one way to adjust, conform, adapt
    Antonyms: blur, dim, slur
    Derived forms: noun focus6, noun focusing2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. focus, focalize, focalise, sharpen - put (an image) into focus; "Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie"
    --5 is one way to adjust, set, correct
    Antonyms: blur, blear
    Derived forms: noun focus2, noun focusing2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
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