pickup, pickup trucknoun
a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
a warrant to take someone into custody
"put out a pickup on that man"
anything with restorative powers
"she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"
a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships
the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration
"his car has a lot of pickup"
tone arm, pickup, pickup armnoun
mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable
the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places
"garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays"
the act of taking aboard passengers or freight
An electronic device for detecting sound, vibration, etc., such as one fitted to an electric guitar or record player.
A pickup truck.
Impromptu or ad hoc, especially of sports games.
At lunch we had a game of pickup hockey.
An instance of approaching someone and engaging in romantic flirtation and courting with the intent to pursue romance, a date, or a sexual encounter. See also pick-up line, pick-up joint, pickup artist.
Hey, thanks for the drink, but if this is a pickup, I'm not interested.
An item that can be picked up by the player, conferring some benefit or effect; a power-up.
(US, Canada) The act of a challenging party or candidate winning an electoral district held by an incumbent party or candidate. See also gain
The returns from the election show Apple Party candidate Jane Doe has made a pickup in the district of City West defeating Orange Party Incumbent Joe Smith
A pickup device is a transducer that captures mechanical vibrations, usually from suitably equipped stringed instruments such as the electric guitar, electric bass guitar, Chapman Stick, or electric violin, and converts them to an electrical signal that is amplified, recorded, or broadcast.
The numerical value of pickup in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of pickup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
They want to take your pickup truck ! They want to rebuild your home ! They want to take away your hamburgers ! This is what Stalin dreamt about but never achieved.
I was on Long Island this weekend visiting a really dear friend, and I was really disturbed i saw dozens and dozens of pickup trucks with expletives against Joe Biden on the back of them, Trump flags, and in some cases just dozens of American flags, which is also just disturbing. Essentially the message was clear: This is my country. This is not your country. I own this.
The demand pickup we saw in the past two months were mainly coming from southern and eastern parts of China. But these regions will soon enter their rainy season, which will add pressure on steel and therefore raw materials.
We’re seeing a spike in the dollar, which has downward pressure on earnings for companies relying on exporting overseas…history would show that today’s reaction might be a little confused, but over the next week, or month or year, when you get a jobs pickup like this, it’s a sign of a healthy economy and future profits.
Maine is a legitimate pickup opportunity for the Democrats. I think it's going to be Collins' toughest race to date, but it's not the Democrats' seat to lose, beating an incumbent is very hard to do.
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