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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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So I guess it's close enough though the vines, even if planted the very first year (unlikely) would not bear a pickable crop until '72 or '73 - No?
Wear, damage and intra-lock variation can mean that two locks of the same type may not both be pickable. Therefore, the dissemination of traditional lock picking information over the Net by the Locksmiths does not share the same potential as the dissemination of electronic hacking information, of the type supplied by the SatHackers, for rendering all security systems of a particular type instantaneously obsolete.
For pickable components (dies), required data include component size and thickness, and the reference fiducial information, including pattern recognition data.
Most building locks are on a master key system (easily pickable), and who knows how many master keys exist?
Chelsea, Sunderland, Luton and Yeovil were well pickable, even at respective odds of 5-2, 10-1, 33-1 and 12-1.