Definition of Picking in English :

Define Picking in English

Picking meaning in English

Meaning of Picking in English

Pronunciation of Picking in English

Picking pronunciation in English

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1. pick, picking

the quantity of a crop that is harvested

Example Sentences:
'he sent the first picking of berries to the market'
'it was the biggest peach pick in years'

2. picking

the act of picking (crops or fruit or hops etc.)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of picking
the act of picking someone or something
You can do the picking this time.
the act of gathering fruit or vegetables from the plant
The grape picking starts tomorrow.
Premature picking and over-refrigeration are not the only devices supermarkets employ to create the impression of true freshness, while simultaneously stretching shelf life to its limits.
But persistent picking of flowers exhausts the plant and prevents the setting of seeds.
the act of undoing a lock using something other than a key

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see synonyms of picking
the act of a person who picks
2.  [usually pl.]
something that is or may be picked, or the amount of this
, ; specif.,
small scraps or remains that may be gleaned
something got by effort, often in a dishonest way; returns or spoils

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


see synonyms of picking
1. The act of one that picks.
2. pickings Something or a group of things that are or may be picked.
a. often pickings Leftovers.
b. A share of spoils.

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