set point

noun

Definition of set point

  1. 1 :  a situation (as in tennis) in which one player will win the set by winning the next point; also :  the point won

  2. 2 :  the level or point at which a variable physiological state (as body temperature or weight) tends to stabilize

Examples of set point in a sentence

  1. He won with an ace on his second set point.

  2. He won with an ace on set point.

1928

First Known Use of set point

1928


SET POINT Defined for English Language Learners

set point

noun

Definition of set point for English Language Learners

  • 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


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set point

noun

Medical Definition of set point

  1. :  the level or point at which a variable physiological state (as body temperature or weight) tends to stabilize

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