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pinpoint

verb [T] uk   /ˈpɪn.pɔɪnt/ us    /ˈpɪn-/
C2 to find out or say the exact position in space or time of something: It is not possible to pinpoint precisely the time of death.Finding and discovering C2 to discover or describe the exact facts about something: Emergency workers at the site are still unable to pinpoint the cause of the explosion.Finding and discoveringDefining and explaining

pinpoint

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɪn.pɔɪnt/ us    /ˈpɪn-/
a very small spot of something: a pinpoint of lightWords meaning small pieces and amounts

pinpoint

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈpɪn.pɔɪnt/ us    /ˈpɪn-/
very exact: The computer will calculate your position with pinpoint accuracy.Accurate and exact
(Definition of pinpoint from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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