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    pickup - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pickup

    Definition
    (noun) a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
    Synonyms : pickup truck
    Definition
    (noun) a warrant to take someone into custody
    Example Sentence
    • put out a pickup on that man
    Definition
    (noun) anything with restorative powers
    Synonyms : pick-me-up
    Example Sentence
    • she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her
    Definition
    (noun) a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships Definition
    (noun) the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration
    Synonyms : getaway
    Example Sentence
    • his car has a lot of pickup
    Definition
    (noun) mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
    Synonyms : pickup arm , tone arm
    Definition
    (noun) 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
    Definition
    (noun) the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places
    Example Sentence
    • garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays
    Definition
    (noun) the act of taking aboard passengers or freight
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