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picking

[′pik·iŋ]
(computer science)
Identification of information displayed on a screen for subsequent computer processing, by pointing to it with a lightpen.
(graphic arts)
The lifting of the paper surface during printing.
(mining engineering)
Removal of waste material from an ore.
Extraction of the lightest-grade ore from a mine.
Emission of particles from the roof of a mine on the verge of collapse.
(textiles)
In yarn manufacture, the removal of extraneous matter from the face of woolen fabric.
In the weaving process, the movement of the shuttle along the warp of the fabric.

dabbing, daubing

Dressing a stone surface with a special pointed tool to produce a pitted appearance.
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He said that picking of cotton should be done after drying of humidity and dew drops from the crop.
Cart-based picking allows workers to pick multiple orders while making just one pass through the pick zone, increasing throughput and reducing labor.
Multi-tier mezzanine picking frees up floor space for additional staging and storage--levels can be added as required