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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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Quetta Gladiators picked Dwayne Smith as cover for DJ Bravo in the initial matches.
The players picked are good players but I and many other people think it's time for change, if we want baseball to survive in Wales.
Jable says that once material has been screened into streams of two different sizes, one stream may be manually picked while the second may undergo additional automated processing.
2: We start with the ball-handler (1) driving to the hoop and being picked up by his man (X1) at the top of the key.
The quantity to be picked is displayed by the lights at the picking location.
Effective July 1, 1983 (for contributions to the ERA plan) and May 21, 1986 (for the PERA plan), New Mexico picked up all designated employee contributions as employer contributions.
From an operational perspective, interdiction raises two initial questions for a police department: "Who is going to be responsible for the interdiction?" and "What will the department do with the students once they have been picked up?"
The levels are dedicated by movement: Fast-moving items are picked from pallets and a light-directed area on the ground (1) and third levels (3), while the second level (2) is dedicated to slow moving items directed by RF scanning.
The next time you Grab a ride from Glorietta, look for the little green dots that let you choose exactly where you want to be picked up.
28-year-old Shan Masood, who has represented Pakistan in 12 Test matches, was picked by Multan Sultans in the Silver category as the franchise utilised the maximum of increase of $25,000 salary purse.