1. a spotlight that produces a narrow beam of light illuminating a very small part of a stage, used esp. to focus attention on a detail.
2. the beam of light so produced.
Pronunciation: (pin'spot"), [key]
—v.t., -spot•ted, -spot•ting. Theat.
to illuminate with a pin spot.
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