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English noun: pickup

1. pickup (artifact) a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard


Synonymspickup truck


Broader (hypernym)motortruck, truck


Narrower (hyponym)technical

2. pickup (communication) a warrant to take someone into custody


SamplesPut out a pickup on that man.


Broader (hypernym)arrest warrant, bench warrant


Domain usagecolloquialism

3. pickup (artifact) anything with restorative powers


SamplesShe needed the pickup that coffee always gave her.


Synonymspick-me-up


Broader (hypernym)corrective, restorative

4. pickup (person) a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships


Broader (hypernym)acquaintance, friend

5. pickup (attribute) the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration


SamplesHis car has a lot of pickup.


Synonymsgetaway


Broader (hypernym)acceleration

6. pickup (artifact) mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge


Synonymspickup arm, tone arm


Broader (hypernym)mechanical device


Part meronymphonograph, record player

7. pickup (artifact) an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable


Synonymscartridge


Broader (hypernym)electro-acoustic transducer


Narrower (hyponym)crystal pickup


Part holonymstylus


Part meronymphonograph, record player

8. pickup (act) the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places


SamplesGarbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays.


Broader (hypernym)aggregation, assembling, collecting, collection


Narrower (hyponym)garbage collection, garbage pickup, trash collection, trash pickup

9. pickup (act) the act of taking aboard passengers or freight


Broader (hypernym)acquiring, getting


Part meronymconveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation









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