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The Da Vinci Code
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  • His eyes focused now on a crumpled flyer on his bedside table.
  • As they ascended, Langdon tried to focus on anything other than the four walls around him.

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  • Unable to look at her grandfather, she focused solely on the PTS tools.
  • Silas felt his eyes focus on the altar.
  • Sophie examined the figure to Jesus’ immediate right, focusing in.
  • Even before Teabing traced the contour for her, Sophie saw it—the indisputable V shape at the focal point of the painting.
  • Focusing all his energies, Langdon studied the strange text.
  • Sophie’s eyes remained focused on the road.
  • At the moment, they were focused on the keystone.
  • As mystifying as the construction of the cylinder was, however, it was the engravings around the tube’s circumference that drew Langdon’s primary focus.

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  • Slowly, the greenish shapes came into focus.
  • Let’s focus on getting away in one piece, shall we?
  • The pilot shrugged, turning and focusing back out the windshield.
  • Focusing his mind straight ahead toward the end of the tunnel, Langdon followed the signs for the Chapter House.
  • His red eyes were focused dead ahead, tears streaming down his pale, blood-spattered face.
  • Although the pilot denied knowing what was in the box, he admitted it had been the focus of Langdon’s full attention during the flight to London.
  • He hoped his focus on the cryptex signaled Teabing that collaboration might be an option, and that his silence signaled Sophie he had not abandoned her.
  • P.S. In that instant, Langdon felt Saunière’s puzzling mix of symbolism fall into stark focus.

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To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
as in: Turn your focus to question #2. Define
concentrate or look at
as in: The focus of our study is... Define
where attention is concentrated
as in: bring into focus; or out of focus Define
a state where something has come into view or can be seen clearly (Typically this is said of the appearance of an image or picture, but it can also be said of an issue or something else that get's attention; or of an understanding that become clear.)
as in: The camera focuses automatically Define
to adjust a lens to make an image clear
technical usage Define
Technical usage typically involves some sense of center or concentration such as:
  • physics — a point of convergence such as the point where light rays meet
  • geometry — a fixed reference point (as of a parabola)
  • geology — the point of origin of an earthquake
See a comprehensive dictionary for other less common meanings.

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