Noun Definition


1.Definition: a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body

"He was called for setting an illegal pick"

Category: General

2.Definition: a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends

"They used picks and sledges to break the rocks"

Related Noun(s):pickax, pickaxe

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument

Related Noun(s):plectron, plectrum

Category: Objects

4.Definition: a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material

"He used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: the act of choosing or selecting

"Your choice of colors was unfortunate", "You can take your pick"

Related Noun(s):choice, option, selection

Category: General

6.Definition: the best people or things in a group

Related Noun(s):cream

Category: General

7.Definition: the person or thing chosen or selected

"He was my pick for mayor"

Related Noun(s):choice, selection

Category: General

8.Definition: 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"

Category: General

9.Definition: the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

Related Noun(s):weft, woof

Category: Objects