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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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We are very pleased by the response to our ValuGard Environmental Protection and Car Care Products at the CIAAI show in China," stated Pick Ups Plus Chairman Merritt Jesson.
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CINCINNATI -- Pick Ups Plus (OTCBB:PUPS) a retail company that specializes in the automotive aftermarket accessory and environmental protection businesses today announced that its Auto Preservation Division has now completed the initial order received for its ValuGard Environmental Protection and Car Care Products for distribution into China.