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pinpoint

adjective

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meeting the highest standard of accuracy
  • the pinpoint measurement of brain tumors is critically important

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pinpoint

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of pinpoint (Entry 2 of 3)

1 to find out or establish the identity of
  • pinpointed the culprit by tracking calls from his cell phone

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2 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal
  • publishers like to be able to pinpoint publicity efforts where they will have the most effect

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pinpoint

noun

Synonyms of pinpoint (Entry 3 of 3)

as in point, tip

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The first known use of pinpoint was in 1670

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“Pinpoint.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pinpoint. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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