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picker:

see harvesterharvester,
farm machine that mechanically harvests a crop. Small-grain harvesting has been mechanized to a certain extent since early times. In the modern period the first harvester to gain general acceptance was made by Cyrus McCormick in 1831 (see reaper).
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picker

[′pik·ər]
(mining engineering)
An employee who picks or discards slate and other foreign matter from the coal in an anthracite breaker or at a picking table.
A mechanical arrangement for removing slate from coal.
(textiles)
A machine used to pull apart and separate cotton fibers.
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Follow-me carts follow the picker as they work, while lead-me carts remove the pick-assist device from the operation by leading the picker with navigational guidance and pick-task information.
The convention was held by Sindh Community Foundation attended by more than 400 women cotton pickers from the different areas of all three talukas of District Matairi.
The picking zone went to 99,000 square feet." Kumar adds that based on experimenting with various zone pick strategies, with this profile DHL has found a ratio of four robots to one picker to be the most efficient.
Like many pickers, Nondeyi was driven to the streets out of necessity.
Perks offered to backers range from free-for-life app access and wine posters to premium, engraved Damascus corkscrews and Michelin 3* dinners with the Wine Picker founders in London.
" The cherry picker rolled in to their street in Uplands, Swansea, to lift Zahra up to the top of the tree, where the native South American bird happily hopped onto her arm.
Also new is the WS80 servo sprue picker (pictured), based on Wittmann's CNC robot architecture and using the same servo motors.
According to organisations working for their cause, in Delhi alone there are close to 50,000 rag pickers. Nationally, their number can be as high as 200,000, out of which 100,000 are children--below 18.
Picker's smart decisions helped trigger such memorable films as "Midnight Cowboy," "A Hard Day's Night," "Tom Jones" and the James Bond sequels.
I KNOW that there is a independent councillor organising litter picking in her ward, but did you know that Middlesbrough council also has its own crew of litter pickers? There are 24 employed at this moment on a joint venture between Nordic Pioneering and Middlesbrough Council.
TWO WORKERS are in critical condition after the cherry picker they were standing in fell to one side.
As the world looks for a zero waste solution, waste pickers from Mumbai are gaining a new respect and are proud of contributing to real environmental sustainability, says Sushila Sable, a waste picker who has been attending the UN climate change conferences for the last four years.