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pickup

1. n. something eaten or drunk to boost energy; a pick-me-up. Bartender, I need a little pickup.
2. n. a sudden increase in something, such as speed or tempo in music. There will be a pickup in sales during the Christmas season.
3. mod. spontaneous; unplanned. (see also scratch.) A pickup game can be fun if the sides are evenly matched.
4. n. an arrest. (Underworld.) Send Sergeant Townsend out to make the pickup.
5. n. someone whose acquaintance is made solely for sexual purposes. She’s no date. She’s just a pickup.
6. n. the power of a car’s engine as reflected in the car’s ability to reach a high speed quickly. Little cars hardly ever have enough pickup.
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Nissan is the world's second-biggest 1-ton pickup truck maker and has been building and selling 1-ton pickups for more than 80 years.
In August 2014, Dialtone Pickups assembled and installed its first set of production pickups.
All-new versions of the GM pickups are expected in mid-2012 and of the F-Series in mid-2013, so truck buyers have much to look forward to.
said Monday it will shortly release a new pickup truck in Thailand, the biggest automobile market in Southeast Asia.
SANTA CLARITA - A private waste hauler will take over Santa Clarita's free curbside pickup of old electronic devices whose innards are too hazardous to be dumped in the trash.
New Mexico challenged its FICA liability for 1983-86, arguing that, because the pickup and resulting salary reductions were mandated by state law, there was no salary reduction "agreement" and the state was not liable for FICA taxes on those contributions.
Company Is First To Provide Full Visibility For Freight Pickups
com)-- Dialtone Pickups has announced that their new and innovative adjustable-tone electric guitar pickup is now available for pre-order through the Dialtone Pickups website, www.
Seymour Duncan 35 limited production guitar, Zephyr(TM) Silver pickups, and Liberator(TM) Solderless Pickup Change System open new frontiers for the company and guitar players alike
market in favor of light trucks over the past ten years has been beneficial to the Big Three, and their flagship trucks are among their highest-volume platforms: GM produces over 900,000 Sierra/Silverado pickups annually; Ford F-Series pickups are over 800,000 units a year; and Dodge's flagship Ram pickup runs about 400,000 units.
Designated entrance/pickup counter inside for to-go orders: All locations have a side entrance for to-go orders and pickups.
Sanipac, a commercial garbage hauler in Eugene-Springfield, will do free curbside pickups for nonflocked Christmas trees Saturday and Jan.
Regardless of which scheduled Pickup Option customers choose, they don't need to make any phone calls or requests online; scheduled pickups occur automatically.
com)-- Dialtone PIckups, an early-stage startup based in Livermore, California, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the development of their infinitely tone-adjustable electric guitar pickup.
Ingenious System Gives Passive Pickups the Aggressive Sound of Active Pickups for Ultra-Heavy Guitar