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EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ focus

VerbEdit

unfocus (third-person singular simple present unfocuses or unfocusses, present participle unfocusing or unfocussing, simple past and past participle unfocused or unfocussed)

  1. (transitive) To bring out of focus.
    • 2007 October 14, Jack Pendarvis, “Buried Alive”, in New York Times[1]:
      Pancake writes: “If you can unfocus your eyes right — and Corey can — wading the creek is like walking the aisle of a Wal-Mart made for Corey, with all the price tags saying free.”
  2. (graphical user interface, transitive) To move the input focus away from.
    to unfocus a window

SynonymsEdit

  • (move input focus from): blur