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Meaning of PICKUP

Pronunciation:  'pik`up

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of taking aboard passengers or freight
  2. [n]  the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places; "garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays"
  3. [n]  an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable
  4. [n]  a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
  5. [n]  anything with restorative powers; "she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"
  6. [n]  mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
  7. [n]  the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration; "his car has a lot of pickup"
  8. [n]  (informal) a warrant to take someone into custody; "put out a pickup on that man"
  9. [n]  a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships

PICKUP is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: cartridge, getaway, pick-me-up, pickup arm, pickup truck, tone arm
 See Also: acceleration, acquaintance, acquiring, aggregation, arrest warrant, assembling, bench warrant, collecting, collection, conveyance, corrective, crystal pickup, electro-acoustic transducer, friend, garbage collection, garbage pickup, getting, mechanical device, motortruck, phonograph, record player, restorative, stylus, transfer, transferral, transportation, trash collection, trash pickup, truck



Thesaurus Terms
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