Definitions

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  • adj. Able to be picked.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being picked.

Etymologies

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pick +‎ -able

Examples

  • She knows the lock is easily pickable — we've both had to rescue each other when something in the mechanism got jammed.

    Bubbles

  • PS, going over the Astronomy Cast episode How to be Taken Seriously by Scientists is what motivated me to pick this preprint however, I must tell you, in all honesty, that there are at least ten other preprints that are equally pickable.

    This Week's astro-ph Preprints: Jean Tate's Best Pick | Universe Today

  • The only other true blue state that appears even remotely pickable is New Hampshire, which would only get him to a tie.

    Polls: Obama And McCain Running Close In Key Red States

  • Department of Environmental Protection recommends that homeowners "make a salad" with such hand-pickable weeds as dandelion and wild garlic and onions.

    It's Salad Days for Weeds

  • The funny thing about fine scholarly articles, rather than blog comments, though, is that you only need a few cherry-pickable quotes before it stops being a fine scholarly article.

    Heller Open Thread « Lean Left

  • Ms. Armstrong cherry picks her history, and invents it where not pickable, to develop her position.

    Reader reviews of The Great Transformation by Karen Armstrong.

  • After a moment of panic and a frantic search for anything resembling a normal keyhole with a pickable lock not that I knew how anyway, I glanced back at the diner.

    Shift

  • Perfect timing…. made them, ate them, shared them with friends… planning on trying them with blackberries when those are pickable!

    blueberry crumb bars | smitten kitchen

  • Looking back through his directorial career I can see a few pickable films in the list, but you have to go back a good few years.

    Filmstalker: Schumacher remakes Johnny To's Breaking News?

  • The hole is considered more worrisome than most security problems discovered on modern voting machines, such as weak encryption, easily pickable locks and use of the same, weak password nationwide.

    Archive 2006-05-01

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