- The definition of pinpoint is something that is accurate and precise, or something that is very tiny.
- A tiny beam of light is an example of something that would be described as pinpoint of light.
- A microscope that allows you to see tiny organisms with 100 percent accuracy is an example of a microscope that would be described as having pinpoint accuracy.
- Pinpoint is defined as a tiny dot or the point of a pin.
When a tiny light shines out through a small hole in the door, this is an example of a pinpoint.
- To pinpoint means to identify or locate exactly.
When you locate the exact location of a place you are visiting, this is an example of when you pinpoint the location on the map.
- to show the location of (a place on a map, etc.) by sticking in a pin
- to locate, define, or focus on precisely
- the point of a pin
- something trifling or insignificant
- minute, exact, precise, etc.
- very fine in texture: said of textiles: pinpoint oxford cloth
- A very small or sharp point: a pinpoint of light.
- A point on a map marking a precise location or target.
- A very small amount of something: had barely a pinpoint of hope.
transitive verbpin·point·ed, pin·point·ing, pin·points
- To locate or identify with precision: pinpointed the source of the problem.
- To take precise aim at: pinpoint a target.
- Meticulously precise: pinpoint accuracy.
- Extremely small; minuscule: pinpoint creatures.
- The point of a pin.
(comparative more pinpoint, superlative most pinpoint)
(third-person singular simple present pinpoints, present participle pinpointing, simple past and past participle pinpointed)