sweet spot

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sweet spot (plural sweet spots)

  1. Any place which is optimum for a certain action to take place.
    • 2017 May 13, Barney Ronay, “Antonio Conte’s brilliance has turned Chelsea’s pop-up team into champions”, in the Guardian[1]:
      Six months old, a half-season project, they are already more watchable and more coherent than the second phase of the title-winning team of two years ago; but not at the level of the luminous, steamrollering Mourinho Mk1 team, a rare concurrence of prime-cut talent and a manager in the sweet spot of his own powers.
  2. (physics, slang): The center of percussion.
  3. (slang, euphemistic) The clitoris, prostate gland or other center of sexual pleasure
  4. (sports) The optimal place on the bat, racquet, etc with which to hit.
    He hit the gapper right off of the sweet spot.

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