set point


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set point

n.
The point needed to win a set, as in tennis.

set point

n
1. (Tennis) tennis squash badminton a point that would enable one side to win a set
2. (Squash & Fives) tennis squash badminton a point that would enable one side to win a set
3. (Badminton) tennis squash badminton a point that would enable one side to win a set

set′ point`


n.
Tennis. the point that if won would enable the scorer or the scorer's side to win the set.
[1925–30]

set point

- One's set point (for happiness) is a genetically determined level of happiness, to which one returns after positive or negative emotional experiences.
See also related terms for positive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.set point - (tennis) the final point needed to win a set in tennis
lawn tennis, tennis - a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
point - the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest; "he scored 20 points in the first half"; "a touchdown counts 6 points"
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Garcia was rewarded for being more positive in the tiebreak as Williams' serve wavered and the Frenchwoman wrapped up the opener on her second set point when her opponent sent another groundstroke wide and long.
But Pablo fired from the right flank to tie it at 24-24, before Ella De Jesus slipped through two defenders for another Perlas set point, 25-24.
But he broke straight back after the Czech missed a horrible overhead and took his third set point with an ace down the middle.
Audio and visual alarms trigger when outside the set point range.
For chilled water system application, a minimum water flow set point is determined based on the manufacture requirement of minimum evaporator water flow.
Figure 1 illustrates the ability of Fuzzy Logic (TFLC) and PID (TPID) controllers to maintain the temperature at set point (Tsp) from the beginning of the process.
Study senior author Ben Eaton, assistant professor of physiology at the center, said that the body has a set point for temperature (98.
The purpose of the domestic water supply control system is to keep the water pressure in the water supply system as close as possible to the set point value independent on water consumption.
This causes the boiler to fire for very short periods, as the heat generated (100kW) cannot be used and the boiler will reach set point very quickly - and cool down slowly.
The fourth seed looked in big trouble at a set and a break down but dug deep, saved a set point in an epic second-set tie-break and eventually came through 6-7 (7/5) 7-6 (8/6) 6-4 7-6 (7/4).
At an exact set point the pin buckles by Euler's law.
Over the course of the HIV-1 subtype B epidemic in North America and Europe there are overall trends of decreasing baseline CD4 cell counts and increasing set point viral loads,' comment the investigators.