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