picked, past tense; picks, 3rd person singular present; picking, present participle; picked, past participle;
Take hold of and remove (a flower, fruit, or vegetable) from where it is growing
I went to pick some flowers for Jenny's room
freshly picked mushrooms
Take hold of and lift or move
he picked a match out of the box
picking her up, he carried her into the next room
Lift up one's ball, esp. when conceding a hole
Choose (someone or something) from a number of alternatives, typically after careful thought
maybe I picked the wrong career after all
she left Jed to pick out some toys
this time, I get to pick
Walk slowly and carefully, selecting the best or safest places to put one's feet
he picked his way along the edge of the track, avoiding the potholes
Repeatedly pull at something with one's fingers
the old woman was picking at the sheet
Make (a hole) in fabric by doing this
Eat food or a meal in small amounts or without much appetite
she picked at her breakfast
Criticize someone in a niggling way
now, please don't start picking at Ruth
Remove unwanted matter from (one's nose or teeth) by using one's finger or a pointed instrument
Pluck the strings of (a guitar or banjo)
Play a tune on such an instrument slowly or with difficulty
she began to pick out a rough melody on the guitar
A tool consisting of a long handle set at right angles in the middle of a curved iron or steel bar with a point at one end and a chisel edge or point at the other, used for breaking up hard ground or rock
An instrument for picking
an ebony hair pick
a pink guitar pick
choice: the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully"
picking: the quantity of a crop that is harvested; "he sent the first picking of berries to the market"; "it was the biggest peach pick in years"
look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"
blame: harass with constant criticism; "Don't always pick on your little brother"
cream: the best people or things in a group; "the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
Pickens Railway is a shortline railroad operating on two separate divisions in the Upstate Region of South Carolina: * Easley to Pickens: * Anderson, through Belton to Honea Path: Connections are made with the Norfolk Southern at Easley & Anderson and with the Greenville and Western Railway at ...
A screen is a blocking move by an offensive player, by standing beside or behind a defender, to free a teammate to shoot, receive a pass, or drive in to score. In basketball, it is also known as a pick. ...
A guitar pick is a plectrum used on stringed instruments such as guitars. One material is generally used on a pick, among these are plastic, rubber, felt, tortoiseshell, wood, metal, glass, and stone. ...
The ancient Egyptian Pick hieroglyph, Gardiner sign listed nos. U17, U18 is a portrayal of a 'pick upon the side view of a block'; it is in the Gardiner subset for agriculture, crafts, and professions.
A pickaxe (pickax) is a hand tool with a hard head attached perpendicular to the handle.
"The Pick" is the fifty-third episode of the sitcom Seinfeld. It is the 13th episode of the fourth season, and first aired on December 16, 1992.
A tool used for digging; a pickaxe; A tool for unlocking a lock without the original key; a lock pick, picklock; A comb with long widely spaced teeth, for use with tightly curled hair; A choice; A screen; An offensive tactic in which a player stands so as to block a defender from reaching a ...
(Picked) A collection of matchcovers that has been looked over or gone through by previous collectors for the purpose of buying only those matchcovers from the collection that are needed or valuable. This generally lessens the overall collection value of the remaining matchcovers. ...
(Picked) Stone dressed using mason’s point
(Picking) the effect of ink being too tacky and lifting fibres out of the paper. Shows up as small white dots on areas of solid color.
(Picking) Printers nightmare that occurs as the surface of a sheet lifts off during printing. Generally a paper manufactures quality control problem.
(Picking) Phenomenon of ink pulling bits of coating or fiber away from the surface of paper as it travels through the press, thus leaving unprinted spots in the image area.
(picking) The process of issuing and grouping certain products from the warehouse on the basis of goods requirements from the sales or production department. Picking can take place with transfer orders or picking lists. ...
(picking) Removing non-tobacco-related material and undesirable leaves from tobacco during processing. Picking can be done when the leaves are still whole or after they have been threshed (cut into strips); it can be done pneumatically or by hand.
(Picking) The process of opening fiber and/or removing foreign matter.
(picking) Plucking or producing a sound on the guitar in general, either with the fingers or a flatpick. Sometimes refers to playing a single-note melody line.
(Picking) A lifting of the paper surface during printing. This occurs when pulling force (tack) of the ink is greater than the surface strength of the paper.
(Picking) Heavier picks are used for this technique since electric bass have heavier strings. Some bassists use them for speed and to alternate the upstrokes and downstrokes. And, you must take note that a nylon pick can produce a truly different tone from a plastic or felt pick.
(Picking) Particles of powder separate or chip from the surface around the tablet identification or debossing. Common examples are a lack of an island in such figures as O, P, A, 6, or 8.