hone in on

phrasal verb

Definition of hone in on 

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: to find and go directly toward (someone or something) The missile was honing in on its target. usually used figuratively Researchers are honing in on the cause of the disease.

Note: Although hone in on is widely used, many people regard it as an error for home in on.

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