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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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NLEX pulled off the early surprise by selecting Paul Desiderio as the fourth overall pick while Meralco chose Trevis Jackson at No.
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.
Saad Naseem and Taimoor Sultan were Zalmi's Silver category picks while Sameen Gul and Ibtisam Sheikh were picked by the defending champions in emerging players' category.
1 Full case picking: Order selectors identify the number of cases they are going to pick on a desktop computer screen and the system prints out shipping labels.
DCs are still paper-based-using paper pick lists or labels to pick an order.
He must then pick up the third-base coach to see about continuing to third.
My last pick is a software company called Broderbund Software.
Layer-picking forklift attachments are much more common, using side clamps and sometimes suction to pick one or more layers at a time.
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Not much has been heard about Jayford Rodriguez in the past few years until his name was called by the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters as the 19th overall pick in yesterday's activity where 44 among 79 hopefuls were drafted.
#1 may then cut around the double pick low and #4 come up high, thus moving our strong side to the left - with #3 on the perimeter and #4 and #1 up ahead.
The Boston Celtics, who own the Brooklyn Nets' pick, have a 25 percent chance of getting the first pick, a 46.5 percent chance of getting one of the first two picks and a 64.3 percent chance of getting a pick in the top three.