pickup

Primary Meanings of pickup

1.
n
the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places
2.
n
the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration
3.
n
a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships
4.
n
anything with restorative powers
5.
n
a warrant to take someone into custody
6.
n
a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
7.
n
mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
Full Definitions of pickup
1

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

“garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays”
Types:
garbage collection, garbage pickup, trash collection, trash pickup
the collection and removal of garbage
Type of:
aggregation, assembling, collecting, collection
the act of gathering something together

n the act of taking aboard passengers or freight

Type of:
acquiring, getting
the act of acquiring something
2

n the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration

“his car has a lot of pickup
Synonyms:
getaway
Type of:
acceleration
an increase in rate of change
3

n a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships

Type of:
acquaintance, friend
a person with whom you are acquainted
4

n anything with restorative powers

“she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her”
Synonyms:
pick-me-up
Type of:
corrective, restorative
a device for treating injury or disease
5

n a warrant to take someone into custody

“put out a pickup on that man”
Type of:
arrest warrant, bench warrant
a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court
6

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

Synonyms:
pickup truck
Types:
technical
a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
Type of:
motortruck, truck
an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
7

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

Synonyms:
pickup arm, tone arm
Type of:
mechanical device
mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

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

Synonyms:
cartridge
Types:
crystal pickup
a cartridge in which an output voltage is produced by the vibration of a piezoelectric crystal
Type of:
electro-acoustic transducer
a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa

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