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synonyms for pinpoint

  • diagnose
  • identify
  • recognize
  • distinguish
  • finger
  • place
  • spot
  • determinate
  • get a fix on
  • home in on
See also synonyms for: pinpointed / pinpointing
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antonyms for pinpoint

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  • overlook
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How to use pinpoint in a sentence

These dental care appliances shoot a pinpoint jet of water at teeth to dislodge any food particles—particularly around the wires and brackets of orthodontic appliances.
WATER FLOSSERS THAT GET BETWEEN YOUR TEETHPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMAUGUST 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
New techniques, such as machine learning that can quickly winnow through multiple forecasts and pinpoint the most accurate one, may be able to accelerate that timeline.
IMPROVED THREE-WEEK WEATHER FORECASTS COULD SAVE LIVES FROM DISASTERALEXANDRA WITZEAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
From the previous points, you now know what metrics to track to pinpoint your problems with website traffic, backlinks, and content quality.
CONTENT MARKETING FAILS: HOW TO ANALYZE AND IMPROVEMICHAEL DOERAUGUST 27, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
It also suggests that wastewater testing could pinpoint emerging outbreaks days earlier than other methods.
TACKLING COVIDTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
There’s no blood test to diagnose depression, no brain scan that can pinpoint anxiety before it happens.
MACHINES CAN SPOT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES—IF YOU HAND OVER YOUR PERSONAL DATABOBBIE JOHNSONAUGUST 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The team tested out this new “daylight system” during the daytime on four different rocket bodies moving through orbit just under 1,000 kilometers above Earth’s surface, pinpointing their locations down to a range of about one meter or so.
HOW TO CAST A WIDER NET FOR TRACKING SPACE JUNKNEEL PATELAUGUST 5, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Google Trends can be helpful to pinpoint overarching seasonal trends.
5 TIPS FOR STARTING INTERNATIONAL PPCTIM JENSENJULY 31, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Scientists can hunt for these swirls to pinpoint a planet’s location.
DEVELOPING PLANET EMERGES IN A SWIRL OF GASLISA GROSSMANJULY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They could not yet correct those errors, but they could pinpoint cases where errors occurred and would have ruined a calculation, the team reported in a paper published June 8 in Nature Physics.
TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE, QUANTUM COMPUTERS MUST REPAIR THEIR ERROR PROBLEMSEMILY CONOVERJUNE 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The wavelength shift allowed the researchers to pinpoint the gas’s velocity at one location within the bubbles.
THE MILKY WAY’S GIANT GAS BUBBLES WERE SEEN IN VISIBLE LIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIMEEMILY CONOVERJUNE 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO PINPOINT

  • absolutely right
  • accurate
  • by the book
  • dead-center
  • definite
  • direct
  • exact
  • on the button
  • on the mark
  • on the money
  • on the nose
  • pinpoint
  • precise
  • to the point
  • unerring
  • very accurate
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