What does picking mean?

Definitions for picking
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. picking, picknoun

    the quantity of a crop that is harvested

    "he sent the first picking of berries to the market"; "it was the biggest peach pick in years"

  2. pickingnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. pickingnoun

    A gathering to pick fruit.

    We went to a strawberry picking last June.

  2. pickingnoun

    Items remaining after others have selected the best; scraps, as of food.

  3. pickingnoun

    Income or other gains, especially if obtained in a unscrupulous or objectionable manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Picking

    of Pick

  2. Pickingnoun

    the act of digging or breaking up, as with a pick

  3. Pickingnoun

    the act of choosing, plucking, or gathering

  4. Pickingnoun

    that which is, or may be, picked or gleaned

  5. Pickingnoun

    pilfering; also, that which is pilfered

  6. Pickingnoun

    the pulverized shells of oysters used in making walks

  7. Pickingnoun

    rough sorting of ore

  8. Pickingnoun

    overburned bricks

  9. Pickingadjective

    done or made as with a pointed tool; as, a picking sound

  10. Pickingadjective

    nice; careful

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    Rank popularity for the word 'picking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1936

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of picking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of picking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of picking in a Sentence

  1. Philonise Floyd:

    Me waking up knowing that this is the day that my brother was brutally murdered by a police officer who was sworn in to help others, it was just like picking at a wound all over again, my brother was tortured to death, and this is the day that will always be remembered all around the world forever … I will make sure we cement his legacy.

  2. Anne Jarrett:

    College women have most likely been picking out our own clothes for a long time and we are going to continue to do so.

  3. Morris Sr.:

    These guys understand that we need them to be the head of the snake and be super aggressive, those guys are our leaders. We go as they go and they understand that. Guys have just been picking up the slack behind them.

  4. Justin Brookman:

    They're picking some already-on-the-ground fruit, it looks like the existing self-regulatory rules that they've had in place for years that didn't work that well.

  5. Jerry Angelo:

    When you're in a hole, you got to start digging out and get it right, it's critical. Not only picking a player of value, but we all know the value of the quarterback position. If you don't get it right, then you're going to stay in the abyss.

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    joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    • A. sheath
    • B. impurity
    • C. mitre
    • D. abandon

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