pinpoint

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Etymology[edit]

From pin +‎ point.

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pinpoint (plural pinpoints)

  1. The point of a pin.

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pinpoint (comparative more pinpoint, superlative most pinpoint)

  1. Extremely precise or specific, especially regarding location.
    The machine assembles parts at high speed and with pinpoint accuracy.
    • 2011 January 5, Saj Chowdhury, “Newcastle 0 - 0 West Ham”, BBC:
      The 28-year-old not only hassled the visitors' midfield but also delivered pinpoint balls with alarming accuracy as far as the east Londoners were concerned.

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pinpoint (third-person singular simple present pinpoints, present participle pinpointing, simple past and past participle pinpointed)

  1. To identify or locate precisely or with great accuracy.
    They investigators tried to pinpoint the source of the flames.

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