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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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Ideal for the over the road transport and storage of dry ingredients, dry chemicals, scrap and recyclable materials, pickable small parts and other granular and pourable solid, non-regulated products, the polyethylene container is designed to permit the loading of 29 percent more product by weight in the same 44" x 44" x 32.
He explained that easily pickable cylinders can be replaced, adding that one particular model priced at around 10,000 yen is proving popular among customers.
Of course people of intellect were not pickable lavender.