Online dictionaryOnline dictionary
Synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation

English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Pickup   /pˈɪkˌəp/   Listen

A light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard.  Synonym: pickup truck.
A warrant to take someone into custody.
Anything with restorative powers.  Synonym: pick-me-up.
A casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships.
The attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration.  Synonym: getaway.
Mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge.  Synonyms: pickup arm, tone arm.
An electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable.  Synonym: cartridge.
The act or process of picking up or collecting from various places.
The act of taking aboard passengers or freight.

Related searches:

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |
Add this dictionary
to your browser search bar

"Pickup" Quotes from Famous Books

... agricultural products and light consumer goods. The World Bank, the IMF, and bilateral donors have provided funds to rehabilitate Tanzania's out-of-date economic infrastructure and to alleviate poverty. Long-term growth through 2005 featured a pickup in industrial production and a substantial increase in output of minerals led by gold. Recent banking reforms have helped increase private-sector growth and investment. Continued donor assistance and solid macroeconomic policies supported real GDP ...
— The 2008 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... part of the sighting that still wasn't explained was the radar pickup on the F-86's gun sight. Lieutenant Flues checked around, did a little experimenting, and found out that the small transmitter box on a radiosonde balloon will give an indication on the radar used in F-86 ...
— The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects • Edward Ruppelt

Words linked to "Pickup" :   getting, garbage collection, pick up, acquiring, motortruck, transport, restorative, transferral, garbage pickup, trash pickup, mechanical device, corrective, phonograph, conveyance, stylus, transfer, assembling, acceleration, record player, transportation, truck, electro-acoustic transducer, collection, bench warrant, colloquialism, friend, collecting, technical, arrest warrant, pick-me-up, trash collection, acquaintance, aggregation

Copyright © 2024 Dictionary