Picker definition

pikər
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Agent noun of pick; one who picks.

The apple picker climbed the tree.

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(computing, graphical user interface) Any user interface control that selects something.

A date picker.

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A person or thing that picks.
  • (informal) A musician who plays guitar, banjo, etc., esp. in country music.
  • A machine for picking fibers.
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(weaving) A device that throws the shuttle through the warp.
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In power over Ethernet (PoE), a tap that acts as a splitter, picking off the 48V DC voltage, making it available to the non-PoE-compliant device at 5V, 6V, or 12V DC, for example. See also DC, PoE, splitter, and voltage.
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(engineering) A machine for picking fibrous materials to pieces so as to loosen and separate the fibre.
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(weaving) The piece in a loom that strikes the end of the shuttle and impels it through the warp.
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(military) A priming wire for cleaning the vent, in ordnance.
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(slang, gold panning) A fragment of gold smaller than a nugget but large enough to be picked up.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
picker
Plural:
pickers

Origin of picker

  • pick +"Ž -er

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