FOC

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AcronymDefinition
FOCFull Operational Capability (US DoD acquisition term to depict when a specific activity reaches maturity)
FOCFriends of the Constitution
FOCFaculty of Commerce (various locations)
FOCFocus
FOCFall of Cybertron (gaming)
FOCFederation of Churches
FOCFiber Optic Center
FOCFellowship of Christians (various organizations)
FOCFree Of Charge
FOCForeign Oil Company
FOCFriend of the Court
FOCFacilitating Organizational Change
FOCFort Omaha Campus (Metropolitan Community College; Omaha, NE)
FOCFreedom of Creation (3D printing; Amsterdam)
FOCFederal Office of Culture (Switzerland)
FOCFlux Oriented Control
FOCForum of Conscience (human right group)
FOCFreedom Online Coalition (intergovernmental coalition)
FOCFranchise Offering Circular
FOCFlorentine Opera Company (Milwaukee, WI)
FOCField Oriented Control
FOCFail over Cluster
FOCForce Output Compare
FOCFirst Options of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
FOCFlag of Convenience
FOCFamily Outreach Center
FOCFoyer Occupationnel (French: Occupational Center)
FOCFull and Open Competition
FOCFiber Optic Cable
FOCFlight of the Conchords (TV series)
FOCFactory Outlet Center
FOCFree of Cost
FOCFaint Object Camera (Hubble Telescope)
FOCFinance and Operations Committee (various organizations)
FOCFreedom of Choice
FOCFirm Order Confirmation
FOCFisheries and Oceans Canada
FOCFruit of the Crime
FOCFront of Center (archery)
FOCFirst Order Condition (mathematics)
FOCFerrari Owners Club
FOCFinal Operational Capability
FOCFujitsu Optical Components (Japan)
FOCFuji Oil Company, Ltd. (Japan)
FOCFiber Optic Communications
FOCFirm Order Commitment
FOCFiscal Oversight Committee (various organizations)
FOCFamily of Companies
FOCFlight Operation Center
FOCFiber Optic Connector
FOCFixed Order Cycle (finance)
FOCFlight Operations Center
FOCFold Out Cover (vinyl record feature)
FOCFirst Of Class
FOCForward of Center (archery)
FOCFight of Characters (Warcraft III; computer game)
FOCForeign Operating Corporation
FOCFollow-On Contract
FOCFresh Out Crew
FOCField Operations Center
FOCFriends of Carlotta (from movie 'Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid')
FOCFEMA Operations Center
FOCFiber Optic Component
FOCFear Of Commitment
FOCFestival of Cricket
FOCFabrication d'Objets en Caoutchouc et Plastique (French: Manufacture of Rubber and Plastic Objects)
FOCFather of Child
FOCForward Only Conversion (radio control cars)
FOCFuture Operational Capability
FOCFather of Chapel (senior trades union official SOGAT & NGA)
FOCFederation Orientation Committee (University of Waterloo, California)
FOCForce of Contraction
FOCFuzhou City (China)
FOCFriends of Christ
FOCFlex-on-Cap
FOCFollower of Christ
FOCFace of Curb
FOCFrontal-Occipital Circumference
FOCForce Organization Chart (gaming)
FOCFell Off Chair
FOCFirst Class CW Operator's Club (UK)
FOCFlux Cutting (welding)
FOCFull Operational Clearance
FOCFact or Crap
FOCFront-Of-Counter
FOCFriends of Colombia (Peace Corps alumni)
FOCFlat Over Crest (Rally Car Racing)
FOCFirst Office Call (medical appointment)
FOCFORSCOM Operations Center
FOCFinancial Operations Center
FOCFuture Operating Capability
FOCFall Off Chair
FOCFacility Operations Center
FOCFleet Operations Center
FOCFestival of Celebration
FOCFlight Operations Committee (IATA)
FOCFall Out of Chair
FOCFarthest-On Circle
FOCFactor of Cooperation
FOCForeign Object Check
FOCFear Of Controlling (air traffic control)
FOCFactory of Champions (San Antonio, TX)
FOCFurthest-On Circle
FOCFriends of Cry
FOCFacilities Operations Committee
FOCFiring Officer Console
FOCFull Of Choice (Malacca, Malaysia shop)
FOCFiber Optical Characterization
FOCForeign Operating Companies
FOCFin Opener Crank (missile assembly tool)
FOCFundamental Orders of Connecticut
FOCFlash-on-Camera (photography)
FOCFriends of the Committee (various organizations)
FOCFuture Operations Cell
FOCFriends of the Carpenters (non-profit ministry)
FOCFoundation for Orphaned Children (Kenya)
FOCFill or Cancel
FOCFree Organic Carbon
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Discover the design of the complex Optical Telescope Assembly--taking four-million hours over seven years to put together--or learn about the Faint Object Camera, which has produced some of the most stunning images of space ever seen.
Spectroscopy of the little dot from Subaru Telescope's Faint Object Camera and Spectrograph (FOCAS) revealed something stunning.
For more than a decade astronomers have turned to the best Pluto image available: a global black-and-white view shot by the Hubble Space Telescope's now-decommissioned Faint Object Camera in 1994 (top).
Trafton of the University of Texas at Austin, presented "raw" ultraviolet and visible-light images taken by Hubble's Faint Object Camera (SN: 4/1/95, p.
The pair of images shown in Figure 2 was taken with the European Space Agency's Faint Object Camera. The difference in the two images effectively demonstrates the difference made by the COSTAR mirrors.
Washington, August 4 ( ANI ): In a new study, researchers used the Faint Object Camera and Spectrograph (FOCAS) on the Subaru Telescope to conduct observations that revealed a clumpy 3D structure of supernovae.
Jim and Mike will venture out to remove the Faint Object Camera from one of the large instrument bays at the aft end of the telescope.
Researchers used Hubble's Faint Object Camera to zero in on the red supergiant Betelgeuse, a swollen star whose brightness and girth-1,000 times the diameter of the sun-have made it a favorite target for telescopes on the ground.
With the help of the Faint Object Camera and Spectrograph (FOCAS) on the Subaru Telescope, the team observed the radio galaxy TN J0924-2201, which is 12.5 billion light-years away.
Like a child's Lego building block, the ACS plugs in where the Faint Object Camera (FOC) pops out.
The researchers used the Faint Object Camera aboard the refurbished Hubble Space Telescope to look at ultraviolet light coming from a quasar.
Parker (Southwest Research Institute) used the Hubble Space Telescope's Faint Object Camera to capture several ultraviolet images of the asteroid on June 25, 1995.