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primary focus

[′prī‚mer·ē ′fō·kəs]
(optics)
In an astigmatic system, a line at which some of the bundle of rays from an off-axis point meet; this line is perpendicular to a plane which contains the point and the optical axis, and has a smaller image distance than the secondary focus. Also known as meridional focus; tangential focus.
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she comes to Siegfried from KPMG, where she gained six years of audit experience with a primary focus in the financial services industry.
In this newly created position, Soc Gen says his primary focus will be to provide optimal allocation of the scarce resources as well as driving the transformation of Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking operational model.
Daniel has also held senior level positions at Credit Agricole Indosuez and Credit Suisse with primary focus on the Middle East Region.
Managing or lowering the cost of human capital has tended to be the primary focus of many organizations as a means of improving profitability in the short term.
Among the trends found by the detailed national snapshot are that Health IT and incentives for adoption of electronic health records and e-prescribing are primary focus areas of many Medicaid P4P programs.
"This model is unique and innovative because for the first time in Harlem's recent history, a program's primary focus will be to bring together senior tenants, landlords and property managers to address issues all three groups face everyday," said HCEC founder Florence M.
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Wilson tracks retailers, but his primary focus is the automotive aftermarket.
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Johnson's challenge to the oft-repeated lament that mass culture is dumbing down is as enlightening as it is necessary, yet his primary focus on cognitive gains doesn't feel complete without an acknowledgment of certain slippery, intangible qualities we look for in our culture--emotional weight, poetic resonance, poignancy, inventiveness--qualities that not only shape our experience of the world around us but form the fabric of our character as human beings.
A primary focus of their work was to design a fuel cell that could heat itself up to the 500[degrees] to 600[degrees]C required to convert propane into electricity.
That said, our primary focus is on optimizing the supply chain from end to end.