HyperDic: pickup

English > 9 senses of the word pickup:
NOUNartifactpickup, pickup trucka light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
communicationpickupa warrant to take someone into custody
artifactpickup, pick-me-upanything with restorative powers
person pickupa casual acquaintance
attributepickup, getawaythe attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration
artifactpickup, tone arm, pickup armmechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
artifactpickup, cartridgean electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable
actpickupthe act or process of picking up or collecting from various places
actpickupthe act of taking aboard passengers or freight
pickup > pronunciation
Soundspih'kah.p
Rhymesarchbishop ... worship: 69 rhymes with ahp...
English > pickup: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard.
Synonympickup truck
NarrowertechnicalA pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
Broadertruck, motortruckAn automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
Spanishcamioneta, furgoneta, picop, troca, troque
Catalancamioneta
English > pickup: 9 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA warrant to take someone into custody.
Example"put out a pickup on that man"
Broaderbench warrant, arrest warrantA warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishorden de arresto
Catalanordre d'arrest
Verbspick uptake into custody
English > pickup: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAnything with restorative powers.
Example"she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"
Synonympick-me-up
Broadercorrective, restorativeA device for treating injury or disease
Verbspick upgain or regain energy
English > pickup: 9 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships.
Broaderacquaintance, friendA person with whom you are acquainted
Verbspick upmeet someone for sexual purposes
English > pickup: 9 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration.
Example"his car has a lot of pickup"
Synonymgetaway
BroaderaccelerationAn increase / increase / increase in rate of change
English > pickup: 9 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningmechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge.
Synonymstone arm, pickup arm
Part ofrecord player, phonographmachine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
English > pickup: 9 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningAn electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable.
Synonymcartridge
Part ofrecord player, phonographmachine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
PartsstylusA sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player
Narrowercrystal pickupA cartridge in which an output voltage is produced by the vibration of a piezoelectric crystal
Broaderelectro-acoustic transducerA transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa
Spanishpastilla, portaagujas
Catalancartutx, pastilla
English > pickup: 9 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningThe act or process of picking up or collecting from various places.
Example"garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays"
Narrowergarbage collection, garbage pickup, trash collection, trash pickupThe collection and removal of garbage
Broadercollection, collecting, assembling, aggregationThe act of gathering something together
Spanishrecogida
Catalanrecollida
Verbspick upbuy casually or spontaneously
pick upgather or collect
English > pickup: 9 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of taking aboard passengers or freight.
Part oftransportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyanceThe act of moving something from one location to another
Broaderacquiring, gettingThe act of acquiring something
Verbspick upgive a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift

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