French translation of 'focal point'
1. (= key place) point m de convergence
2. (= key feature) attraction f ⧫ point m d’attraction
the focal point of the show this year l’attraction du spectacle cette année
3. (= key issue) [of meeting, discussions] point m central
4. [of battle, conflict] point m focal
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Example Sentences Including 'focal point'
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Is there not space to provide a central focal point?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
If you are going to be more precise anywhere, it should be the centre of interest or focal point that deserves more careful definition.Crawshaw&apos;s Watercolour Studio (1993)
Not only is it a popular meeting point for skiers, it's also a focal point for many of the cycling trails.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This room is in many ways the focal point and raison d'être of the house.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I would like to make one a central focal point with year-round colour and interest.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Its curved surface bends reflected light towards a focal point very close to the mirror.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
'focal point' in Other Languages
British English: focal point NOUN
The focal point of something is the thing that people concentrate on or pay most attention to.
The focal point for the town's many visitors is the museum.
Translation of focal point from the Collins English to French Dictionary