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synonyms for focal

  • central
  • important
  • main
  • nucleus
  • principal
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How to use focal in a sentence

With wide receiver Michael Thomas on injured reserve through the end of the regular season because of his ankle injury, Kamara is the focal point of the offense.
ALVIN KAMARA’S SIX-TOUCHDOWN GREATNESS GIVES THE SAINTS ANOTHER DIVISION CROWNMARK MASKEDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Spotify has understandably been the focal point for this conversation, all while the company has spent hundreds of millions to bolster its podcast programming.
MUSIC MADE 2020 BETTER, BUT WE FAILED TO MAKE 2020 BETTER FOR MUSICIANSBRIAN HEATERDECEMBER 25, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Coach Ron Rivera said the team has worked with Apke on his angles, one of his major focal points since college, and that “he’s done a nice job.”
WASHINGTON FREE SAFETY DESHAZOR EVERETT OUT FOR THE REGULAR SEASONSAM FORTIERDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
We lost six talented, athletic guys that were going to be the focal point of our team.
BIG EAST COACHES PICK GEORGETOWN TO FINISH LAST. PATRICK EWING SAYS THAT’S ABOUT RIGHT.KAREEM COPELANDOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In those cases it says it will experiment with how such images are presented, aiming to do so in a way that “doesn’t lose the creator’s intended focal point or take away from the integrity of the photo”.
TWITTER MAY LET USERS CHOOSE HOW TO CROP IMAGE PREVIEWS AFTER BIAS SCRUTINYNATASHA LOMASOCTOBER 2, 2020TECHCRUNCH
However, creative separation is a newer focal point in streaming.
WTF IS CREATIVE SEPARATION?TIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 8, 2020DIGIDAY
My two eyes haven't quite the same focal length and this often puts me out of the straight with a column of figures.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The observed effect is probably due to the fact that the focal surface is not flat, but curved.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
It contains a telescope made by Fitz, whose focal length is seventeen feet, and its object-glass is twelve and a half inches.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
That of M. de Vilette was three feet eleven inches in diameter, and its focal distance was three feet two inches.
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