Sweet Spot

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Medspeak A term borrowed from sports for the part of a device, manoeuvre or other system which is most effective in producing a desired effect
Sports medicine The part of a bat, golf club, tennis racquet, etc., which is most effective when striking a ball
Vox populi An optimal point—e.g., for pricing an item or ensuring the maximum effect of a therapy by optimal dosing, timing of ingestion, etc.
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Joy," says O'Connor, "is generally found all around us-right here in the sweet spots of the earth, the sea and sky, our bodies, minds and souls.
Designed to be worn as a pendant around the neck, close to one's voice and heart, or as a polished glass symbolic meditation stone that may be held in the palm of one's hand or carried in one's pocket as a center of comfort, the small, but emblematically powerful, sweet spots carry a message of encouragement and of keeping the vision of joy alive.
Granted, meeting that "multiread" spec will add a few dollars to the manufacturing cost and such DVD players won't be available until early 2001, but it's harder than ever, now, to doubt that DVD-RAM is in a very sweet spot indeed.
On the court, a larger sweet spot means being able to hit the ball better and get it over the net more often.
But a security sweet spot is available for WiFi mobile access from Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems, Inc (Nasdaq:CTXS).
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The VL82C975 graphics accelerator is the first in a family of products based on the Graphicore RISC architecture targeting various price/performance sweet spots in the market.
The sweet spot allows your bow to shoot its best for your individual shooting style, draw length, arrow weight and spine.
What you'll discover is a 3/8- to half-inch sweet spot that produces the fastest arrow speeds.
It is the "sweetest" based on different criteria, but a qualified sweet spot none-the-less