Definition of Pinpoint

1. Noun. A very brief moment. "They were strangers sharing a pinpoint of time together"

Generic synonyms: Instant, Minute, Moment, Second



2. Verb. Locate exactly. "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome"
Exact synonyms: Nail
Generic synonyms: Locate, Turn Up

3. Noun. A very small spot. "The plane was just a speck in the sky"
Exact synonyms: Speck
Generic synonyms: Dapple, Fleck, Maculation, Patch, Speckle, Spot
Derivative terms: Speck

4. Noun. The sharp point of a pin.
Generic synonyms: Point

Definition of Pinpoint

1. Noun. The point of a pin. ¹

2. Adjective. Extremely precise or specific, especially regarding location. ¹

3. Verb. To identify or locate precisely or with great accuracy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pinpoint

1. to locate precisely [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinpoint

pinons
pinophytes
pinopod
pinopods
pinoresinol reductase
pinosity
pinosome
pinot
pinotage
pinots
pinout
pinouts
pinpatch
pinpatches
pinpoint (current term)
pinpoint(a)
pinpointable
pinpointed
pinpointedly
pinpointing
pinpoints
pinprick
pinpricked
pinpricking
pinpricks
pins and needles
pinscher
pinschers
pinscreen

Literary usage of Pinpoint

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Visual Function: An Introduction to Information Design by Paul Mijksenaar (1997)
"This despite the fact that it is already possible to pinpoint the places where visitors are going to need information (diagram) during the design phase of a ..."

2. Mystery of Tammuz 17 by Herbert R. Stollorz (2005)
"Do Birds of Prey pinpoint a Date? The Old Testament prophets reveal that God is a covenant maker and a covenant keeper. The central covenant of the Old ..."

3. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"The ground position of aircraft determined by direct observation of the ground. pinpoint photograph—(DOD, NATO) A single photograph or a stereo pair of a ..."

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