Focus in a sentence

Definition of Focus

(transitive) To cause (rays of light, etc) to converge at a single point. | (transitive) To adjust (a lens, an optical instrument) in order to position an image with respect to the focal plane. | (transitive, followed by on or upon) To concentrate one's attention.

How to use Focus in a Sentence?

  • It is advisable to focus the enlargement with the largest aperture of the lens.
  • Bring your teaching into a focus at the point of that principle before the lesson ends.
  • As he entered he was the focus of a formidable battery of curious and not too friendly eyes.
  • It was heavy, dense with its stored energy, the tip a parabolic hollow to better focus its cone.
  • They're ahead of schedule, they've got good net-buzz, the focus groups are cumming themselves.
  • I have curiously lucid moments when recent happenings focus themselves in what seems to be their true perspective.
  • It is best to carefully focus your instrument on some distant object before trying to look at the sun with it.
  • Here were concentrated in one focus all those radii of criticism that this powerful mind had so long emitted.
  • Tom changed the focus of his powerful glasses slightly and peered in the direction indicated by his chum.
  • He had gotten the perfect focus now and saw that a broad wagon trail led through the middle of the hammock.
  • The animals and plants sharing the world with man and contributing to his sustenance next focus our attention.
  • Arnold ate mechanically, his thoughts striving in vain to focus themselves upon the immediate question.
  • All the moral and religious problems of the family find a focus in the purpose of preparing persons for social living.
  • Will rapidly adjusted his camera, and looked down to see that he had the proper focus before snapping the shutter.
  • They came to a focus when he tried to go from five grains to three grains a day and then again when he approached half a grain.
  • All the happiness of Chopin's life was gathered in the focus of this experience.
  • The moonlight was behind her, but in some odd way he could not focus sight upon her face, although so close.
  • More and more I became a focus of adverse criticism in all matters where level-headedness was deemed important.
  • The observer does not tilt it over the edge of the machine, focus it on some interesting object and "snap" his picture.
  • Our attention does not focus upon one point at all but may illuminate a large field and thus give vividness to various complex groups.
  • He was not yet thirty years of age, and he felt that any one of these things lay well within the focus his present position presented.
  • We believe that though Christianity is the focus in which all the lights of reason and religion are concentrated, every ray is not there absorbed.
  • But Father Denfili raised his sightless eyes as if he sought to focus them upon the group before him.
  • Surrounded by men who at least bore the style of sovereigns, the Corsican victor stood alone in the focus of monarchical splendor.
  • He was a model of a manly figure, athletic, and soldier-like, and standing near him was to get the focus of all the dark eyes in the congregation.
  • In the year 1745 he came down from the Highlands of Scotland, which had long been a focus of rebellion.
  • Each time they would focus on the butts of my Krupp-Tattas, he would pull them resolutely away again.
  • It is assumed that the photographer knows exactly what the focus of his lens is, and that he is able to measure accurately from its optical center.
  • These embryo statesmen have work blocked out for them in the future, and this is a good place for them to adjust to it the focus of their bright young optics.
  • It might take the authorities a while to get the proper focus on the tangle, but we could stand that, seeing that we had won against staggering odds.
  • But the sudden change of focus instantly destroyed the picture; and so vehement was the fall from glory into meanness, that it dislocated the machinery of clairvoyant vision.
  • She stood still, looking up into his face anxiously, her vivid childish beauty seeming to catch all the brightness of the place and focus it upon him.

Short Example Sentence for Focus

  • But she could not focus her attention.
  • She strove to focus on the possibility of her frailty.
  • The salt-cellar was the focus of the old-time board.
  • At his table in the midst he was the general focus of their wisdom.
  • It's a kind of focus for aimed and aimless scandal.
  • But I can't get a focus of that play.
  • In its focus a set of fine threads of spider-lines is placed (Fig. 23).
  • Joan, by great effort, managed to focus her gaze on Archie's burden.

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