Definition of Pickax in English :

Define Pickax in English

Pickax meaning in English

Meaning of Pickax in English

Pronunciation of Pickax in English

Pickax pronunciation in English

Pronounce Pickax in English


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1. pick, pickax, pickaxe

a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends

Example Sentences:
'they used picks and sledges to break the rocks'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of pickax
a pick with a point at one end of the head and a chisel-like edge at the other
verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈpickˌaxed or ˈpickˌaxing
to use a pickax (on)

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of pickax
A pick, especially with one end of the head pointed and the other end with a chisel edge for cutting through roots.
v. pick·axed, pick·ax·ing, pick·ax·es
To use a pickaxe.
To use a pickaxe on.

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