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.
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
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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
I think Kentucky is going to take it, but, you know, I haven’t won since my first year in office. ... So I wouldn’t necessarily take my bracket and copy it, although I suspect I’m not the only person picking Kentucky.
That is where MRI is the gold standard for picking up changes in the brain, even though it has limitations in terms of availability and cost.
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.
You don't want to just look at teams who have been successful in the past, but also those who have been down lately, in that way, it's kind of like picking stocks.
As long as the government remains in the business of picking winners and losers, the engine of creative destruction that is necessary for true innovation in this or any other sector is unlikely to take root in Sri Lanka,” Pathmalal cautioned. “History doesn’t repeat itself but it rhymes. The local economic policy-making bodies bear a striking resemblance to Venice’s Great Council, which was comprised of the business leaders of the time and informed government policy. It ostensibly fostered economic growth but by its design was a protectionist old boys club. In 1330 Venice was the size of Paris and three times larger London. It is now a city that is literally under water and a museum for tourists.”
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