verb (used with object), pin-spot·ted, pin-spot·ting. Theater.

to illuminate with a pin spot.

Nearby words

  1. pin-ball,
  2. pin-curl,
  3. pin-eyed,
  4. pin-feather,
  5. pin-hole,
  6. pin-stripe,
  7. pin-tailed,
  8. pin-up,
  9. pina colada,
  10. pinaceous

Origin of pin-spot

v. use of pin spot

pin spot

noun Theater.

a spotlight that produces a narrow beam of light illuminating a very small part of a stage, used especially to focus attention on a detail.
the beam of light so produced.

Origin of pin spot

First recorded in 1945–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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