- the point at which light, sound, etc. is focused
- any center of activity, attention, etc.
This red wall is the focal point of this room.
The definition of a focal point is something or someone that captures the bulk of the attention, either intentionally or by chance.
An example of a focal point is a bright red wall in your living room designed to draw the eye to it.
The point at which all radiation coming from a single direction and passing through a lens or striking a mirror converges. Also called focus