What does pickup mean?

Definitions for pickup
ˈpɪkˌʌppick·up

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pickup, pickup truck(noun)

    a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard

  2. pickup(noun)

    a warrant to take someone into custody

    "put out a pickup on that man"

  3. pickup, pick-me-up(noun)

    anything with restorative powers

    "she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"

  4. pickup(noun)

    a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships

  5. pickup, getaway(noun)

    the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration

    "his car has a lot of pickup"

  6. tone arm, pickup, pickup arm(noun)

    mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge

  7. cartridge, pickup(noun)

    an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable

  8. pickup(noun)

    the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places

    "garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays"

  9. pickup(noun)

    the act of taking aboard passengers or freight

Wiktionary

  1. pickup(Noun)

    An electronic device for detecting sound, vibration, etc., such as one fitted to an electric guitar or record player.

  2. pickup(Noun)

    A pickup truck.

  3. pickup(Noun)

    Impromptu or ad hoc, especially of sports games.

    At lunch we had a game of pickup hockey.

  4. pickup(Noun)

    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.

  5. pickup(Noun)

    An item that can be picked up by the player, conferring some benefit or effect; a power-up.

  6. pickup(Noun)

    (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

Freebase

  1. Pickup

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pickup in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pickup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pickup in a Sentence

  1. Elon Musk:

    You know, I actually don't know if a lot of people will buy this pickup truck or not, but I don't care, if there's only a small number of people that like that truck, I guess we'll make a more conventional truck in the future.

  2. Tim Ghriskey:

    Part of the reason for the slowdown has been trade, you're likely to see a rebound in demand for products from industrial companies as you see a pickup in the economy.

  3. Police Chief Jerry Dyer:

    There was no firearm on this individual, there was no firearm found in the pickup.

  4. Le Brun:

    Demand is reasonably buoyant in the United States, but there's just so much supply, it's going to need a significant pickup in economic activity to meet the current oversupply.

  5. Hilda Zambra:

    I don't know how I got out of there, it was dark. I jumped into some stranger's pickup truck. We left with what we had on our backs.

Images & Illustrations of pickup

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