Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pinpoint

3 senses of pinpoint

Sense 1
pinpoint -- (a very brief moment; "they were strangers sharing a pinpoint of time together")
       => moment, minute, second, instant -- (a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began")

Sense 2
speck, pinpoint -- (a very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky")
       => spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation -- (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")

Sense 3
pinpoint -- (the sharp point of a pin)
       => point -- (sharp end; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pinpoint

1 sense of pinpoint

Sense 1
pinpoint, nail -- (locate exactly; "can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome")
       => locate, turn up -- (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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