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focal at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['fəukəl]

focal at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [only before noun] the focal thing is the one that people pay most attention to// --This issue has now become the focal centre of interest.//

focal at Spanish => English Of Explained:

focal

focal at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

66 Moby Thesaurus words for "focal":
approaching, arch, asymptotic, banner, basic, bedrock, capital,
cardinal, central, centralized, centred, centripetal, centrolineal,
champion, chief, concentrated, concurrent, confluent, confocal,
connivent, convergent, converging, crowning, dominant, essential,
first, foremost, fundamental, great, headmost, hegemonic,
indispensable, leading, life-and-death, life-or-death, magisterial,
main, master, material, meeting, mutually approaching,
of vital importance, overruling, paramount, predominant,
preeminent, preponderant, prevailing, primal, primary, prime,
principal, radial, radiating, ranking, ruling, sovereign, star,
stellar, substantive, supereminent, tangent, tangential, topflight,
uniting, vital

focal at Irish => English Of Explained:

nadraw

focal at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Centrality): central, middle, axial, focal, umbilical, concentric, middlemost, spinal, vertebral.

focal at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
[only before noun] central; very important; connected with or providing a focus

Focal at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Focal \Fo"cal\, a. [Cf. F. focal. See {Focus}.]
Belonging to,or concerning, a focus; as, a focal point.

{Focal distance, or length, of a lens or mirror} (Opt.), the
distance of the focus from the surface of the lens or
mirror, or more exactly, in the case of a lens, from its
optical center.

{Focal distance of a telescope}, the distance of the image of
an object from the object glass.

focal at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:

FOCAL

1. FOrmula CALculator.

An interactive system written by Rick Merrill of {DEC} in 1969
for {PDP-5} and {PDP-8}. It was a descendant of {AID}/{JOSS}.

Versions: FOCAL-69, FOCAL-1971, FOCAL-11 (for {PDP-11} under
{RT-11}).

(1994-12-21)

2. Forty-One CAlculator Language.

The programming language of the HP-41 calculator line.

(1994-12-21)

focal at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

focal
adj 1: having or localized centrally at a focus; "focal point";
"focal infection"
2: of or relating to a focus; "focal length"

focal at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » NL. Inter: term » focalis|focālis|lang=la; synchronically analyzable as Inter: suffix » focus|al.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈfoʊkl̩/
  • Inter: a » RP Inter: IPA » /ˈfəʊkl̩/
  • Inter: rhymes » əʊkəl

    Adjective

    Inter: en-adj » -

  • Belonging to, concerning, or located at a focus
    1. Inter: medicin » e limited to a small area

      Derived terms

      * focal length

  • focal plane
  • focal point

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » belonging to or concerning a focus
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|focal
  • Finnish: polttopiste-
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|fokal

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|focale
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|focal


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    French

    Adjective

    Inter: fr-adj-al » foc
  • Inter: l » en|focal

  • Irish

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » sga|ga Inter: term » focul|lang=sga, from Inter: etyl » la|ga Inter: term » vocabulum|vocābulum|lang=la.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » lang=ga|ˈfˠɔkəl̪ˠ

    Noun

    Inter: ga-noun » focail|focail|g=m
  • word

    Inflection

    Inter: ga-decl-m1 » f|ocal|ocail

    Derived terms

    * Inter: l » ga|foclóir
    • Inter: l » ga|foclach

      Mutation

      Inter: ga mut cons » f|ocal


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