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  Definition of pickup
  1. the act of taking aboard passengers or freight
  2. the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places; "garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays"
  3. an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable
  4. a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
  5. anything with restorative powers; "she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"
  6. mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
  7. the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration; "his car has a lot of pickup"
  8. a warrant to take someone into custody; "put out a pickup on that man"
  9. a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships
Similar Words: cartridge, pickup truck, pick-me-up, tone arm, pickup arm, getaway

 

Hyponyms: garbage collection, garbage pickup, trash collection, trash pickup, crystal pickup, technical

 

Part Meronyms: transportation, transfer, transferral, conveyance, record player, phonograph

 

Derivational Morphology: pick up, collect, gather up, call for, perk up, perk, percolate, gain vigor, collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, nab, cop

 

 
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