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  • n. Alternative form of pickup.
  • n. Attributive form of pick up


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • That increases the temptation for insurers to enter into risky-product pricing to attract new business, betting on a medium-term pick-up in interest rates.

    Europe's Insurers Struggle for Life

  • We've had a little bit of line pick-up, which is probably indicative of lift in the market, lift from the economic activity.

  • Harden, who was attached to ABC's comedy pilot Smothered, which failed to get a pick-up last season, will next guest-star on NBC's new comedy Bent.

    NBC Taps Marcia Gay Harden for New Comedy Isabel

  • Following a two-episode pick-up in September, Parenthood's Season 3 stands at 18 episodes.

    Life Unexpected’s Rafi Gavron Heads to Parenthood

  • Reboundling, executive-produced by Levitan, is an uplifting comedy about a man recovering from the death of his fiancée with the help of the idiots on his pick-up basketball team.

    Pilot Season: Fox Orders Comedy Pilots from Steve Levitan, Jamie Tarses, Peter Tolan

  • But a decline in other Asian markets following Japan's credit ratings downgrade by Moody's and a pick-up in derivatives positions settlement toward the closing stages hurt our markets, said Kishor Ostwal , managing director at CNI Research Ltd.

    Autos Lead Losses in India

  • Got to get this one the night before ... cut off bottom 3 inches of a water bottle, fill with water, and carefully place in the visor of the victims pick-up - any bump or a good stop with leave your buddy with a lap full of water.

    Practical jokes at deer camp

  • Anyway, I'm talking about very remote, i.e. 4 or 5 hours by bus then a few miles in the back of the town's pick-up truck, to get there from Oaxaca City.

    Chamula Power

  • The brand is available exclusively online at Mr Porter and on the Jean Machine website , which provides a pick-up service for all returns.

    Good Jeans, Nothing Extra

  • Doesn't matter if you play tennis or swim or want to improve at pick-up basketball or poker.

    Game, Set, Match: Life as a Tennis Loser


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  • "The entire production took about 3 1/2 months. We shot all the footage on a weekend and did an hour of pick-ups a few weeks later. All of the post production and visual effects were done after working at our day jobs in the late night hours and on weekends."

    - 'Frequently Asked Questions about 405',, cited 19 Feb 2009.

    February 19, 2009

  • Cutting into a scene to pick up only a small part of it. Continuity becomes very important when filming pick-up shots.

    July 4, 2008