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focus
used in The 100

2 meanings, 8 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
Turn your focus to question #2.
Definition
verb: to concentrate, look at, or pay attention to

noun: the act of concentration, or the ability to concentrate

(to concentrate is to direct attention or effort towards a single thing)
  • Her eyes narrowed as they focused on something that didn't move.
    p. 54.9

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2  —1 use as in:
bring into focus; or out of focus
Definition
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 something that get's attention, or of an understanding that become clear.)
  • She didn't dare venture any closer to the edge for a better look, but as her eyes adjusted to the darkness, more shapes sharpened into focus.
    p. 220.3

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  • Clarke and Wells jumped to their feet, Clarke holding on to Wells's arm for balance as the world slid back into terrifying focus.
    p. 279.5
  • But this girl's eyes focused directly on him, as if she were looking straight into his brain, peeling back the layers to reveal all the thoughts Wells had purposefully hidden.
    p. 15.2
  • They were focused on the bottom of the ramp, where Chancellor Jaha was speaking to the passengers.
    p. 23.2
  • Wells tried to focus on the front of the room where the musicians were gathering under the tree for which Eden Hall was named.
    p. 62.9
  • Every atom in his body was focused on praying to whatever forgotten god might be listening.
    p. 263.8
  • Every cell in her body was focused on the musicians who were quietly taking their seats on the far side of the observation deck.
    p. 267.1

There are no more uses of "focus" in The 100.

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