Simple Definition of set point
tennis : a situation in which one player or team can win the set by winning the next point; also : the point that must be won to win a set
Full Definition of set point
1 : a situation (as in tennis) in which one player will win the set by winning the next point; also : the point won
2 : the level or point at which a variable physiological state (as body temperature or weight) tends to stabilize
Examples of set point
He won with an ace on his second set point.
He won with an ace on set point.
First Known Use of set point
Rhymes with set point
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Medical Definition of set point
: the level or point at which a variable physiological state (as body temperature or weight) tends to stabilize
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