- "it was the biggest peach pick in years"
- "he sent the first picking of berries to the market"
- "you can take your pick"
- "he was my pick for mayor"
- val [ ALLMÄNT ]
a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
- plektrum [ musik ]
a thin sharp implement used for picking a heavy wooden-handled iron tool with a curved head that is pointed on both ends
- "they used picks and sledges to break the rocks"
- "he used a pick to clean dirt out of the cracks"
a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body
- "he was called for setting an illegal pick"
- manöver [ sport ]
select carefully from a group: "She finally picked her successor"
- "We had to pick through a lot of data"
- "He picked his way carefully"
provoke: "pick a fight or a quarrel"
remove in small bits: "pick meat from a bone"
pilfer or rob: "pick pockets"
attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example
- "Pick open the ice"