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pickup

noun

1 pickup

A light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard.

synonym: pickup truck.

Roget 418: hearing etc. v.; audition, auscultation; eavesdropping; audibility.    acute ear, nice ear, delicate ear, quick ear, sharp ear, correct ear, ... show more

Polish: furgonetka, kamionetka, półciężarówka



2 pickup

A warrant to take someone into custody.

3 pickup

Anything with restorative powers:
— She needed the pickup that coffee always gave her.

synonym: pick-me-up.

4 pickup

A casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships.

5 pickup

The attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration:
— His car has a lot of pickup.

synonym: getaway.

6 pickup

Mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge.

synonyms: pickup arm, tone arm.

Polish: ramię adaptera, ramię gramofonu

7 pickup

An electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable.

synonym: cartridge.

Polish: wkładka gramofonowa, adapter

8 pickup

The act or process of picking up or collecting from various places.

9 pickup

The act of taking aboard passengers or freight.

Dutch: pick-up


verb

Roget 775: acquire, get, gain, win, earn, obtain, procure, gather; collect etc. (assemble) 72; pick, pickup; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Gramophone, Great Leap Forward, Jezebel, PA, PA system, Sunday drive, Victrola, accelerando, acceleration, acquaintance, advance, advancement, advocate, aggravation, airing, alter ego, amelioration, amendment, apprehension, arrestation ... show more.

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