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One entry found for pickup.
Main Entry: pick·up
Pronunciation: primarystresspik-secondarystressschwap
Function: noun
1 a : an increase in activity <a pickup in business> b : ACCELERATION 1
2 : one (as a hitchhiker or chance acquaintance) that is picked up
3 a : the changing of mechanical movements into electrical energy in the reproduction of sound b : a device (as on a phonograph) for making such a change
4 a : the receiving of sound or an image into a radio or television transmitting device b : a device (as a microphone or a television camera) for converting sound or an image into electrical signals
5 : a light truck with an open body and low sides -- called also pickup truck

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