Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who picks, culls, collects, or gathers: as, a rag-picker; a hop-picker.
- n. The workman who removes defects from and finishes electrotype plates.
- n. A tool or apparatus used in different manufacturing processes involving picking of some sort. In cotton manufacturing, a machine for opening the tussocks of bale- cotton, reducing it to a more fleecy condition, and separating it from dirt and refuse.
- n. One who or that which steals; a pilferer.
- n. A young cod, Gadus morrhua, too small to swallow bait.
- n. Agent noun of pick; one who picks.
- n. computing, graphical user interface Any user interface control that selects something.
- n. engineering A machine for picking fibrous materials to pieces so as to loosen and separate the fibre.
- n. weaving The piece in a loom that strikes the end of the shuttle and impels it through the warp.
- n. military A priming wire for cleaning the vent, in ordnance.
- n. slang A fragment of gold smaller than a nugget but large enough to be picked up.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, picks, in any sense, -- as, one who uses a pick; one who gathers; a thief; a pick; a pickax.
- n. (Mach.) A machine for picking fibrous materials to pieces so as to loosen and separate the fiber.
- n. (Weaving) The piece in a loom which strikes the end of the shuttle, and impels it through the warp.
- n. (Ordnance) A priming wire for cleaning the vent.
- n. someone who gathers crops or fruits etc.
- n. a person who chooses or selects out
- pick + -er (Wiktionary)
“And, lest I come off as a pumpkin picker hater, I'll be hitting the pumpkin patch myself soon-with my 8-month old son in tow.”
“The date range (and comparison) picker is much easier to use than it was and the timeline tool is wonderful, I love using it to define broad ranges.”
“My "picker" -- a piece of straight wire with a ring-end -- hung from one of my breast buttons.”
“The purchase was made under the guidance of Peter Silverman, a Canadian collector who has a reputation in the business (though he dislikes the term) as a "picker" - someone who scours auction houses for undervalued works.”
“The picker is pretty sweet, I haven’t spent a lot of time with it yet and don’t quite understand everything it’s doing there’s fanciness with hue and saturation and “distance” (for lack of a better word on my part) between colors.”
“If you look at the white truck with the cherry picker, that is a utility truck.”
“Did they make something called picker sticks there?”
“It seems perfectly apt to find that during the Seventies, Gibson made part of his living as "what antique dealers called a 'picker'", hunting through charity shops and thrift stores for valuable items that could be sold up the chain to collectors.”
“Read List Method (aka Finder): The query that is going to be executed to get the initial set of items to be shown on the picker will be the default read list method, in the way described above.”
“The format of the picker is the same as other iLiveMath apps so it can help teach how this app operates as they grow into Level 2.”
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