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
Words nearby pin spot
Definition for pin spot (2 of 2)
[ 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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Example sentences from the Web for pin spot
Yet, as I followed its footsteps, I saw its form darken a pin-spot of daylight at the end of a crevice of the cavern.