Definitions for picking
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word picking.
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"
the act of picking (crops or fruit or hops etc.)
A gathering to pick fruit.
We went to a strawberry picking last June.
Items remaining after others have selected the best; scraps, as of food.
Income or other gains, especially if obtained in a unscrupulous or objectionable manner.
Picking refers to the act of selecting or choosing items from a group or a variety of options. This can apply to various contexts, such as picking fruit from a tree, picking a person for a team, or picking a specific item from a collection of clothes, among other possibilities. The process usually involves making a decision based on preference, suitability, or requirement.
the act of digging or breaking up, as with a pick
the act of choosing, plucking, or gathering
that which is, or may be, picked or gleaned
pilfering; also, that which is pilfered
the pulverized shells of oysters used in making walks
rough sorting of ore
done or made as with a pointed tool; as, a picking sound
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Picking is ranked #47521 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Picking surname appeared 446 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Picking.
88.7% or 396 total occurrences were White.
4.9% or 22 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
4.4% or 20 total occurrences were Black.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'picking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1936
The numerical value of picking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of picking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
There is a long, unpleasant American tradition of agencies being taken over by virtue of picking the members. It's called agency capture or regulatory capture. my concern is that the picking of the justices has been handed to special interests.
I believe the Republican Party has the best story. ... We keep picking people who suck at telling our story. We do, we keep picking the same old, same old people, thinking we are going to get a different result.
Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street- cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact.
We know that she hasn't been able to make all of the engagements that I think everybody expected her to make for the platinum jubilee, she's kind of picking and choosing. I do think she's kind of picking the ones that she also really wants to go to.
Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
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