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 for focalize
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Focalize \Fo"cal*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Focalized; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Focalizing.]
     To bring to a focus; to focus; to concentrate.
     [1913 Webster]
           Light is focalized in the eye, sound in the ear. --De
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

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