What does the word focal mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Of, pertaining to, situated at, or constituting a focus.

Usage examples for focal

  1. The knowledge that he was actually a focal point in human history, that the whole future of the human race depended to a tremendous extent on him, was a realization that weighed heavily, and, at the same time, was immensely bracing. – Anything You Can Do by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. It seemed to be coming simultaneously from all directions, like a great hollow sphere of invisible sound waves closing in with the station platform as its central focal point. – Zehru of Xollar by Hal K. Wells