an epileptic manifestation arising from a localized anomaly in the brain, as a small tumor or scar, and usually involving a single motor or sensory mechanism but occasionally spreading to other areas and causing convulsions and loss of consciousness.
[fosh; French fawsh] /fɒʃ; French fɔʃ/ noun 1. Ferdinand [fer-dee-nahn] /fɛr diˈnɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1851–1929, French marshal. /French fɔʃ/ noun 1. Ferdinand (fɛrdinɑ̃). 1851–1929, marshal of France; commander in chief of Allied armies on the Western front in World War I (1918)
[foh-sahy, -kahy] /ˈfoʊ saɪ, -kaɪ/ noun 1. a plural of . [foh-kuh s] /ˈfoʊ kəs/ noun, plural focuses, foci [foh-sahy, -kahy] /ˈfoʊ saɪ, -kaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity: The need to prevent a nuclear war became the focus of all diplomatic efforts. 2. Physics. a point at […]
[in-tur-pri-ter] /ɪnˈtɜr prɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who interprets. 2. a person who provides an oral translation between speakers who speak different languages. 3. Computers.
[foh-kom-i-ter] /foʊˈkɒm ɪ tər/ noun, Optics. 1. an instrument for measuring the focal length of a lens or other optical system. /fəʊˈkɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring the focal length of a lens