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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.


Synonymszero


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set









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