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sweet spot

Syllabification: sweet spot

Definition of sweet spot in English:

noun

informal
1The point or area on a bat, club, or racket at which it makes most effective contact with the ball.
Example sentences
  • He says the cold weather also helps because it makes him concentrate on hitting the ball on the sweet spot of the bat.
  • The more often you hit the ball on the sweet spot of the club, the better your shots will be.
  • Tennis-elbow-addled fans admired stars like Borg and McEnroe because they knew how tough it was to hit accurate, firm strokes with wooden rackets with tiny sweet spots.
1.1An optimum point or combination of factors or qualities: the market may have reached its sweet spot, with prices high enough to encourage sellers but still low enough to promise a good return
More example sentences
  • The trick for execs is finding that sweet spot between fighting new technologies and pushing into digital delivery.
  • Scott believes he has found the Japanese market's sweet spot - and, in the last quarter, it was hard to doubt him.
  • The economy is in a sweet spot that should keep inflation at bay for some time.

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