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sweet spot

A particular point, area, or range where something will be most effective or beneficial. The tension is in my shoulders. Move your hands a little higher… there! That's the sweet spot. There isn't a very strong signal out here, so you have to move the dial until the radio finds a sweet spot.
See also: spot, sweet

the sweet spot

a particularly fortunate or beneficial circumstance or factor.
The sweet spot on a tennis racket is the point believed by players to deliver the maximum power to the ball. In 1997 a physicist in Australia claimed to have disproved its existence.
1997 Times Enjoy the ‘sweet spot’ now, but don't expect a boom.
See also: spot, sweet
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After getting the ten bullet average chamber reading, I subtract my average sweet spot jump of 0.
Potential licensees in the golf accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Sweet Spot on a worldwide basis.
The restaurant industry has been piggybacking off past research," said Yang, without having the resources to test ideas like the sweet spot.
It is well known that there is no common definition of the sweet spot for a baseball bat.
But I didn't hit the sweet spot for a couple of races, although at the last few races the car has been the best it has ever been.
What you'll discover is a 3/8- to half-inch sweet spot that produces the fastest arrow speeds.
Its Microfibre 26 panel straight seam construction along with the newly developed "cincap" lining system gives the ball an expanded sweet spot for soft feel, control and maximum velocity.
By increasing the stability of the racquet without compromising its structural integrity, Prince has been able to increase the size of the sweet spot dramatically--all without altering the size of the racquet or changing weight or string tension.
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We have to see where the investment jumps are and then develop a sweet spot for the customer so they can stay below a certain level or find out whether it makes sense to go to a bigger rebuild.
Customers don't want to be sold to, they want to buy--finding the sweet spot is the challenge.
That's the sweet spot where the industry's going right now.
LEINSTER'S Gordan D'Arcy has explained the key to getting to grips with the new Webb Ellis ball - you must hit the sweet spot every time.
The kind of sound the ball makes only when you hit the sweet spot.
I read the article on the cultivation of organic agricultural products in Latin America ("The Sweet Spot," January 2003).