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Definition 1: the sharp point of a pin - [noun denoting artifact]

(pinpoint is a kind of ...) sharp end

"he stuck the point of the knife into a tree" "he broke the point of his pencil"

Definition 2: a very small spot - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where pinpoint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the plane was just a speck in the sky

Synonyms for pinpoint in the sense of this definition

(pinpoint is a kind of ...) a small contrasting part of something

"a bald spot" "a leopard's spots" "a patch of clouds" "patches of thin ice" "a fleck of red"

Definition 3: a very brief moment - [noun denoting time]

Samples where pinpoint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they were strangers sharing a pinpoint of time together

(pinpoint is a kind of ...) a particular point in time

"the moment he arrived the party began"

Definition 4: locate exactly - [verb of possession]

Samples where pinpoint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?
  • The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome

Synonyms for pinpoint in the sense of this definition

(pinpoint is a kind of ...) discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

"Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?" "My search turned up nothing"

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