Translation of pinpoint in Spanish:


localizar con exactitud, v.

Pronunciation /ˈpɪnpɔɪnt//ˈpɪnˌpɔɪnt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (aircraft/position) localizar con exactitud
    (position/aircraft) ubicar con exactitud Latin America
    to pinpoint the causes/origins of the problem establecer con exactitud cuáles son las causas/los orígenes del problema
    • it's difficult to pinpoint the exact moment when ... es difícil precisar exactamente en qué momento ...
    • As it turns out, Norm's palate was unfailing, and he had accurately pinpointed the source of his starter.
    • Speaking at the scene, he said new information about the location of the youth's body had been received, pinpointing the two possible spots.
    • But until the interference brought on by her shift clears, I'll have a difficult time pinpointing her location.
    • Hubbert calculated this with accuracy for the US, pinpointing the 1970s as the zenith of production.
    • Most of the times, pinpointing the exact spot of the leak takes long.
    • I hope the intelligences would be more accurate in pinpointing the real criminals instead of harassing innocents.
    • With cesium, pinpointing the erosion's source is difficult because there's no differentiation among sites of origin.
    • Up ahead, the Challengers are pinpointing their targets, 120 mm guns taking aim.
    • The spot was pinpointed and assessed by local police for security.
    • So too the Israeli soldiers, pinpointing their targets amid the destroyed homes.
    • He said the guidelines were unique as they pinpointed gaps in emergency care and identified what needed to be done.
    • Yet another respondent pinpoints Taylor's offhand indictment of ‘older feminists’ as the basis for her ire.
    • New antiviral drugs are being developed but would best be used if and when a rapid method of diagnosis pinpointing the specific viral cause is available.
    • With no little trepidation, he ran a diagnostic, pinpointing the alarm, and called up the sequence that had triggered it.
    • The village's sewage works has been pinpointed as the source of the infestation.
    • His election literature pinpoints experience, service to the community, leadership and vision as the attributes which, he hopes, will propel him into Dáil Éireann this time around.
    • The explosives were hidden inside a sock and police also found several maps pinpointing sensitive targets, including a nearby Nato base.
    • So Mum told her about the pages from the phone book found beside each murder victim, seemingly pinpointing the identity of the killer's next target.
    • Lessons of IVF babies mix-up ‘will be learned’ Report pinpoints series of failures at Yorkshire fertility clinic where white couple had mixed-race twins in error
    • Among them was a stone slab pinpointing the spot where the Buddha was born was discovered in the shrine.
  • 2

    (pick out)
    (fact) señalar


  • 1

    puntito masculine
    before noun pinpoint accuracy precisión milimétrica feminine