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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fo·cal·ize /ˈfokəˌlaɪz/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fo·cal·ize /ˈfokəˌlaɪz/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fo·cal·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Focalized p. pr. & vb. n. Focalizing ] To bring to a focus; to focus; to concentrate.
    Light is focalized in the eye, sound in the ear.   --De Quincey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: concentrate on a particular place or spot; "The infection
           has localized in the left eye" [syn: localize, localise,
      2: bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to
         converge; of ideas or emotions [syn: concenter, concentre,
          focalise, focus]
      3: become focussed or come into focus; "The light focused"
         [syn: focus, focalise] [ant: blur]
      4: put (an image) into focus; "Please focus the image; we
         cannot enjoy the movie" [syn: focus, focalise, sharpen]
         [ant: blur]