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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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"For many years, GA eXpress has been one of the premiere companies in the multi-value technology market," said Gil Figueroa, president and CEO of PICK Systems.
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However, a disappointing few behave as if the entire issue is a bother, and they attempt to rationalize any number of reasons why they cannot come to pick up their child.
One commonly accepted demarcation of distribution activity from marketing or selling activities, though, is that physical distribution may be said to begin with a customer order.(6) Physical distribution activities are considered to be the tasks associated with fulfilling completed transactions.(7) Since order processing--including retrieving goods and readying them for shipment (so-called pick, pack, and ship activities)--is a distribution activity, the associated costs appear to fall within the congressional exclusion of such costs from the capitalization rules.
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Director CCRI maintained that the cotton would be picked twice mechanically and the picking charges would be lesser as compared to hand picking.
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