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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.
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Origin of pin spot

First recorded in 1945–50

Other definitions for pin spot (2 of 2)

pin-spot
[ pin-spot ]
/ ˈpɪnˌspɒt /

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

Origin of pin-spot

v. use of pin spot
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