What does picking mean?

Definitions for picking
pick·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word picking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. picking, pick(noun)

    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. picking(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. picking(Noun)

    A gathering to pick fruit.

    We went to a strawberry picking last June.

  2. picking(Noun)

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

  3. picking(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Picking

    of Pick

  2. Picking(noun)

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

  3. Picking(noun)

    the act of choosing, plucking, or gathering

  4. Picking(noun)

    that which is, or may be, picked or gleaned

  5. Picking(noun)

    pilfering; also, that which is pilfered

  6. Picking(noun)

    the pulverized shells of oysters used in making walks

  7. Picking(noun)

    rough sorting of ore

  8. Picking(noun)

    overburned bricks

  9. Picking(adj)

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

  10. Picking(adj)

    nice; careful

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce picking?

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How to say picking in sign language?

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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. Riky Li Kwok-ming:

    Of course not, I was just picking up my wife.

  2. Sanders Press Secretary Symone Sanders:

    But no, we don’t have anybody picking off folks.

  3. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker:

    There will definitely not be any cherry picking, out is out.

  4. Mitch Seavey:

    We're not picking out colors for the truck yet. pretty tight-lipped.

  5. John Kasich:

    We are on the verge of picking, perhaps, someone who cannot do this job.

Images & Illustrations of picking

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