from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who picks, culls, collects, or gathers: as, a rag-picker; a hop-picker.
- noun The workman who removes defects from and finishes electrotype plates.
- noun A tool or apparatus used in different manufacturing processes involving picking of some sort.
- noun One who or that which steals; a pilferer.
- noun A young cod, Gadus morrhua, too small to swallow bait.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who, or that which, picks, in any sense, -- as, one who uses a pick; one who gathers; a thief; a pick; a pickax.
- noun (Mach.) A machine for picking fibrous materials to pieces so as to loosen and separate the fiber.
- noun (Weaving) The piece in a loom which strikes the end of the shuttle, and impels it through the warp.
- noun (Ordnance) A priming wire for cleaning the vent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Agent nounof pick; one who picks.
- noun computing, graphical user interface Any
user interface controlthat selectssomething.
- noun engineering A
machinefor picking fibrous materialsto pieces so as to loosenand separatethe fibre.
- noun weaving The piece in a
loomthat strikes the end of the shuttleand impelsit through the warp.
- noun military A priming wire for cleaning the
vent, in ordnance.
- noun slang A fragment of
goldsmaller than a nuggetbut large enough to be picked up.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun someone who gathers crops or fruits etc.
- noun a person who chooses or selects out
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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.
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.
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.