Explicație pick în Dicționarul Englez Englez

pick

(pik )

substantiv
the act of choosing or selecting
"your choice of colors was unfortunate"
"you can take your pick"

substantiv
a basketball maneuver
obstructing an opponent with one''s body
"he was called for setting an illegal pick"

substantiv
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"

substantiv
a thin sharp implement used for picking
"he used a pick to clean dirt out of the cracks"

substantiv
a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
substantiv
the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
substantiv
the person or thing chosen or selected
"he was my pick for mayor"

substantiv
the best people or things in a group
"the cream of England''s young men were killed in the Great War"

substantiv
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"

verb
remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits
"Clean the turkey"

verb
remove in small bits
"pick meat from a bone"

verb
select carefully from a group
"She finally picked her successor"
"He picked his way carefully"

verb
harass with constant criticism
"Don''t always pick on your little brother"

verb
eat intermittently
take small bites of
"He pieced at the sandwich all morning"
"She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"

verb
hit lightly with a picking motion
verb
look for and gather
"pick mushrooms"
"pick flowers"

verb
attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example
"Pick open the ice"

verb
pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
"he plucked the strings of his mandolin"

verb
provoke
"pick a fight or a quarrel"

verb
pay for something
"pick up the tab"
"pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"
"foot the bill"

verb
pilfer or rob
"pick pockets"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) choice, cream, filling, option, picking, selection, weft, woof
(verb) beak, blame, clean, cull, foot, nibble, peck, piece, pluck, plunk