Picking Pick"ing, a. 1. Done or made as with a pointed tool; as, a picking sound. [1913 Webster]

2. Nice; careful. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

was too warm on picking work to dwell. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Picking peg}. (Weaving) See {Picker}, n., 3. [1913 Webster]

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  • Picking — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda 1 Definición de Picking Se denomina así, en el campo de la Logística, al proceso de recogida de material extrayendo unidades o conjuntos empaquetados de una unidad de empaquetado superior que contiene más unidades… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Picking — can mean: * Various styles of guitar playing: **Fingerpicking **Flatpicking **Hybrid picking **Pattern picking **Alternate picking **Sweep picking **Tremolo picking * Continental knitting, a style of knitting also known as picking * Lock Picking …   Wikipedia

  • picking — pick‧ing [ˈpɪkɪŋ] also ˈorder ˌpicking noun [uncountable] COMMERCE TRANSPORT the process of collecting goods together in a warehouse (= large building where goods are stored) in the right order, so that they can be packed and sent to a customer * …   Financial and business terms

  • Picking — bezeichnet eine Spielweise auf der Gitarre: Fingerpicking, siehe Fingerstyle Flatpicking, spielen mit einem Plektrum Sweep Picking, Spieltechnik für die E Gitarre Siehe auch: Zupfen 28px Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Picking — Pick ing, n. 1. The act of digging or breaking up, as with a pick. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of choosing, plucking, or gathering. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is, or may be, picked or gleaned. [1913 Webster] 4. Pilfering; also, that which is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • picking — [pik′iŋ] n. 1. the act of a person who picks 2. [usually pl.] something that is or may be picked, or the amount of this; specif., a) small scraps or remains that may be gleaned b) something got by effort, often in a dishonest way; returns or… …   English World dictionary

  • picking — /ˈpɪkɪŋ/ (say piking) noun 1. the act of someone or something that picks. 2. that which is or may be picked or picked up. 3. the amount picked. 4. (plural) things, portions, or scraps remaining and worth picking up or appropriating: *And the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Picking — Pick Pick (p[i^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Picked} (p[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Picking}.] [OE. picken, pikken, to prick, peck; akin to Icel. pikka, Sw. picka, Dan. pikke, D. pikken, G. picken, F. piquer, W. pigo. Cf. {Peck}, v., {Pike}, {Pitch} to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Picking — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Picking (guitare), une technique de jeu utilisée à la guitare Picking (logistique) ou Préparation de commandes en apiculture , c est l opération qui… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • picking — noun 1. the quantity of a crop that is harvested he sent the first picking of berries to the market it was the biggest peach pick in years • Syn: ↑pick • Derivationally related forms: ↑pick (for: ↑pick) …   Useful english dictionary

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