apofocus etymology

English word apofocus comes from English apo-, English focus

Detailed word origin of apofocus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
apo- English (eng) (chemistry) derived from, or related to. (proteins) the apoprotein form of the protein. Away from, or separate. Without, or lacking.
focus English (eng) (computing, GUI, transitive) To transfer the input focus to (a visual element), so that it receives subsequent input.. (intransitive) To concentrate one’s attention.. (transitive) To adjust (a lens, an optical instrument) in order to position an image with respect to the focal plane.. (transitive) To cause (rays of light, etc) to converge at a single point.. (transitive, followed by on or [...]
apofocus English (eng) (astronomy) apocenter.

Words with the same origin as apofocus

Descendants of apo-
apheliotropic apoaequorin apoapsides apoapsis apobaramin apobaraminic apocarotenoid apocarpous apocenter apocentric apoferment apoferritin apogalactic apogamic apogeotropic apolipoprotein apolune apomeiosis apomyoglobin apophallation apophlegmatic aporepressor aposematic aposyndetic subapocarpous