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pick

1
1. a tool with a handle carrying a long steel head curved and tapering to a point at one or both ends, used for loosening soil, breaking rocks, etc.
2. any of various tools used for picking, such as an ice pick or toothpick
3. a plectrum

pick

2 (in weaving)
1. one casting of a shuttle
2. a weft or filling thread

pick

[pik]
(computer science)
To select the next card from an input stack for feeding into a card machine.
(design engineering)
The steel cutting points used on a coal-cutter chain.
A miner's steel or iron digging tool with sharp points at each end.
(engineering)
To dress the sides of a shaft or other excavation.
To remove shale, dirt, and such from coal.
(textiles)

pick

A hand tool used for loosening and breaking up closely compacted soil and rock; consists of a steel head which usually is curved, with a point on one or both ends, mounted on a wooden handle.
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The offensive guard went with the ninth pick in the second round to Arizona, ahead of LenDale White.
LF, CF, and RF are given signal that the pick is on and cover back up throw accordingly.
Including hardware, software and services, the overall PICK marketplace has sales that are estimated to be more than $3 billion, with an installed base approaching four million users, according to Delran N.
Three years ago, they traded up to select Kyle Boller (Hart High of Newhall) with the 19th pick, but he has been injured frequently and slow to develop.
We'd be willing to move the pick if you fans get to see a player who can skip (the minors),'' Burke said.
2 pick to be Minnesotan Jack Johnson, a defenseman who has another year remaining at the University of Michigan.
It's a gutsy pick by Kupchak, who risked further criticism over his drafting expertise and general managerial skills by gambling so much on such a great unknown.
That could be good news for the Clippers because they also have the 32nd pick.
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Elbert was also an occasional opponent of DeWitt, the Dodgers' second pick.