pin-spot

pin spot

noun Theater.
1.
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.
2.
the beam of light so produced.

Origin:
1945–50

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pin-spot

[pin-spot]
verb (used with object), pin-spotted, pin-spotting. Theater.
to illuminate with a pin spot.

Origin:
v. use of pin spot

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