Picket

  • 33picket — noun 1》 a person or group of people standing outside a workplace trying to persuade others not to enter during a strike. 2》 (also picquet or piquet) a soldier or small body of troops sent out to watch for the enemy. 3》 [usu. as modifier] a… …

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  • 34picket —   1. Stake. Pine. Picket fence, pā pine.   2. Guard. Kia i …

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  • 35Picket fence — Picket Pick et, n. [F. piquet, properly dim. of pique spear, pike. See {Pike}, and cf. {Piquet}.] 1. A stake sharpened or pointed, especially one used in fortification and encampments, to mark bounds and angles; or one used for tethering horses.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 36Picket guard — Picket Pick et, n. [F. piquet, properly dim. of pique spear, pike. See {Pike}, and cf. {Piquet}.] 1. A stake sharpened or pointed, especially one used in fortification and encampments, to mark bounds and angles; or one used for tethering horses.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 37Picket line — Picket Pick et, n. [F. piquet, properly dim. of pique spear, pike. See {Pike}, and cf. {Piquet}.] 1. A stake sharpened or pointed, especially one used in fortification and encampments, to mark bounds and angles; or one used for tethering horses.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 38Picket-fencing — is slang for the chopping effect sometimes heard by cell phone users at the edge of a cell s coverage area, or (more likely) by the landline user to whom the cellphone is connected. Picket fencing refers to the way portions of speech are stripped …

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  • 39picket line — picket .line n a group of people who stand outside a factory and try to prevent people from going in or coming out during a ↑strike on a picket line ▪ So far, there has been very little violence on the picket line. ▪ Very few workers were willing …

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  • 40picket line — picket lines N COUNT A picket line is a group of pickets outside a place of work. The miners are trying to get factory workers to join them on the picket line... No one tried to cross the picket lines …

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  • 41Picket Fences — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Picket Fences es una serie de televisión norteamericana transmitida desde 1992 hasta 1996 en la cadena CBS. Creada por David E. Kelley, el programa fue protagonizado por Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Don Cheadle, Holly… …

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  • 42picket line — UK US noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE ► PICKET(Cf. ↑picket) noun …

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  • 43picket line — picket ,line noun count a PICKET. Workers who cross a picket line continue to work while other workers are on STRIKE …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 44picket line — n: a line of people picketing a business, institution, or organization Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 45picket fence — picket ,fence noun count a fence made of thin flat boards that are pointed at the top. People think of picket fences as typical of houses in small middle class towns in the U.S …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 46picket fence — picket fences N COUNT A picket fence is a fence made of pointed wooden sticks fixed into the ground, with pieces of wood nailed across them …

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  • 47picket out — (in a labour dispute) to close or bring to a standstill by picketing • • • Main Entry: ↑picket …

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  • 48Picket Lake, Minnesota — Picket Lake is an unorganized territory located in St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was zero. Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of… …

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