Pickering


Pickering

Pickering may refer to:

* Pickering, North Yorkshire, England
* Pickering, Ontario, Canada
** Pickering GO Station, a station in the GO Transit network located in the city
* Pickering College in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
* Pickering Brook, Western Australia, Australia
* The "Pickering test" in First Amendment law (see: Pickering v. Board of Education)
* Pickering's Defense, a chess opening
*Timothy Pickering, an American Revolutionary War colonel, Secretary of State, and Senator.

ee also

* Pickering (surname) for people with the surname Pickering
* Pickering High School
* Pickering Interfaces, a Test and Measurement company


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  • Pickering — Pickering, MO U.S. town in Missouri Population (2000): 154 Housing Units (2000): 84 Land area (2000): 0.183398 sq. miles (0.474999 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.183398 sq. miles (0.474999 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Pickering — Pick er*ing, n. [Probably a corruption of {Pickerel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The sauger of the St.Lawrence River. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Pickering [2] — Pickering, Edward Charles, Astronom, geb. 19. Juli 1846 in Boston, studierte in Cambridge, wurde 1867 Professor der Physik an der Technischen Hochschule in Boston, 1877 Professor der Astronomie in Cambridge und Direktor der Harvard Sternwarte… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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