Picking

Definition of Picking

Pick´ing
n.1.The act of digging or breaking up, as with a pick.
2.The act of choosing, plucking, or gathering.
3.That which is, or may be, picked or gleaned.
4.Pilfering; also, that which is pilfered.
5.The pulverized shells of oysters used in making walks.
6.(Mining) Rough sorting of ore.
7.Overburned bricks.
a.1.Done or made as with a pointed tool; as, a picking sound.
2.Nice; careful.
was too warm on picking work to dwell.
- Dryden.
Picking peg
(Weaving) See Picker, n., 3.

Related Words

output, pick, production, yield
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