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 for focal point
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  focal point
      n 1: a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a
           point from which it diverges [syn: focus, focal point]
      2: a central point or locus of an infection in an organism; "the
         focus of infection" [syn: focus, focal point, nidus]
      3: the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the
         focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no
         direction in his life" [syn: focus, focusing,
         focussing, focal point, direction, centering]

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