the sweet spot

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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Once the final sweet spot group is established, I average the ten rounds producing that group to find the sweet spot length.
Mariam Polding founded the Sweet Spot Tennis Academy in 2011.
com)-- An innovative new product targeted at golfers everywhere, the Sweet Spot, has been developed by Gary Noschka of Wilmington, North Carolina.
The sweet spot is just one strategy, along with colourful text and highlighted boxes, which menu designers use to catch a diner's wandering eye, said SF State researcher Sybil Yang, assistant professor of hospitality and tourism management.
He estimated brisk demands for LED light bulbs at the sweet spot of price point will definitely drive up the company's revenue for this year.
It is well known that there is no common definition of the sweet spot for a baseball bat.
In a statement, Parsons said, 'A lot of the demographics here in Africa are exactly what financial services institutions are looking for as the sweet spot.
Responsible, sustainable and joyful work is where passions and purpose blend, and FINDING THE SWEET SPOT tells how to find such work, offering six steps to finding the right partners and acting responsibly in the business environment.
LEWIS Hamilton is determined to keep hitting the sweet spot in a McLaren he currently hails as "the best it has ever been".
The sweet spot allows your bow to shoot its best for your individual shooting style, draw length, arrow weight and spine.
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.
We like to use the wooden bats in all of our indoor cages because they teach the players where the sweet spot is.
While the Cobra didn't set the world on Fire with its slab-sided, hooked-beak rendition of the 1960s classic, the GR-1--a modern reinterpretation of the Cobra Daytona Coupe race car--hit the sweet spot with potential buyers.
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.
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