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
Examples of picking in a Sentence
How did his injuries occur ? these guys are picking up someone who is obviously injured.
Things seemed to be going on serve but then she had a big game for a break and another big game for a hold, and things were getting really interesting, she was really picking up her level. But after that, I don't know, the games came and then it was over. That's what you have to expect every time. Nobody's going to give it to you.
In most prior elections, Iowa and New Hampshire split. They go for different candidates, south Carolina historically has had the role of picking presidents.
The demand side is quite subdued, although there are some early indications that the electronic sector could be picking up.
I don't see the end of the tunnel for another 18 months to two years, it worries me that some ship owners are saying things are picking up again.
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