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English verb: zero in

1. zero in (competition) direct onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids

Synonymshome in, range in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)aim, direct, place, point, target

2. zero in (change) adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)

SamplesHe zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set

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