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PICKING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does picking mean? 

PICKING (noun)
  The noun PICKING has 2 senses:

1. the quantity of a crop that is harvested
2. the act of picking (crops or fruit or hops etc.)

  Familiarity information: PICKING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PICKING (noun)


Sense 1picking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quantity of a crop that is harvested

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

picking; pick

Context examples:

he sent the first picking of berries to the market / it was the biggest peach pick in years

Hypernyms ("picking" is a kind of...):

output; production; yield (the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time))


Sense 2picking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of picking (crops or fruit or hops etc.)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("picking" is a kind of...):

manual labor; manual labour (labor done with the hands)


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