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Definition of Focused

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brought to a focus; brought into focus, made clear; centered, concentrating (i.e. on a task)
adjust the focus of; make clear, bring into focus; bring to a focus; concentrate
Focused Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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focused
adj
1. of an optical system (e.g. eye or opera glasses) adjusted to produce a clear image
2. being in focus or brought into focus [syn: focussed]
[ant: unfocused]

3. (of light rays) converging on a point; "focused light rays can set something afire" [syn: focussed]


4. concentrated on or clustered around a central point or purpose [syn: centered, centred, centralized, centralised]



Anagram
     defocus
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. of an optical system (e.g. eye or opera glasses) adjusted to produce a clear image
(similar) adjusted
2. being in focus or brought into focus
(synonym) focussed
(antonym) unfocused, unfocussed, out of focus
(similar) in focus(p)
3. (of light rays) converging on a point; "focused light rays can set something afire"
(synonym) focussed
(similar) convergent
4. concentrated on or clustered around a central point or purpose
(synonym) centered, centred, centralized, centralised
(similar) concentrated

Noun
1. the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"
(synonym) focusing, focussing, direction, centering
(hypernym) concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion
(hyponym) particularism
(derivation) concenter, concentre, focalize, focalise
2. maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system; "in focus"; "out of focus"
(hypernym) distinctness, sharpness
(derivation) focalize, focalise, sharpen
3. maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea; "the controversy brought clearly into focus an important difference of opinion"
(hypernym) clarity, lucidity, pellucidity, clearness, limpidity
(derivation) concenter, concentre, focalize, focalise
4. a central point or locus of an infection in an organism; "the focus of infection"
(synonym) focal point, nidus
(hypernym) point
(part-holonym) focal infection
5. special emphasis attached to something; "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed"
(synonym) stress
(hypernym) emphasis, accent
6. a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
(synonym) focal point
(hypernym) point
(derivation) focalize, focalise
7. a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section
(hypernym) point

Verb
1. direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
(synonym) concentrate, center, centre, pore, rivet
(hypernym) think, cogitate, cerebrate
(hyponym) steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up
(verb-group) rivet
(derivation) focusing, focussing, direction, centering
2. cause to converge on or toward a central point; "Focus the light on this image"
(antonym) blur
(hypernym) sharpen
(hyponym) refocus
(derivation) focal point
3. bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
(synonym) concenter, concentre, focalize, focalise
(hypernym) align, aline, line up, adjust
(hyponym) refocus
4. become focussed or come into focus; "The light focused"
(synonym) focalize, focalise
(antonym) blur, dim, slur
(hypernym) adjust, conform, adapt
(derivation) focal point
5. put (an image) into focus; "Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie"
(synonym) focalize, focalise, sharpen
(antonym) blur, blear
(hypernym) adjust, set, correct
(hyponym) refocus
(cause) focalize, focalise
(see-also) focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, center
Focused Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
JDK Doc(JAVA)
- Static variable in class javax.accessibility.AccessibleState 
public static final AccessibleState FOCUSED
Indicates this object current has the keyboard focus.See Also:  FOCUSABLE
Focused Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Focused is a 1999 studio album by jazz fusion drummer Billy Cobham.

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Focused Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
A sound which is easy to locate in the stereo field, due to a small spatial spread.
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