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pick-up

noun
     
Related topics: Motor Vehicles
pick-up
1

vehicle

[countable] especially American EnglishTTC a small truck with low sides that is used for carrying goods
2

improvement

[countable] an improvement in something which will be good for economic success
pick-up in
There are signs of a pick-up in high street spending.
3

collection

[uncountable and countable] an occasion when someone or something is collected from a place:
The price includes travel from your local pick-up point in the UK to your hotel in Paris.
trash pick-up
4

person

[countable] informal a stranger that you meet in a bar, at a party etc and have sex with
5

music

[countable] an electronic part on a musical instrument, especially an electric guitar, that makes the sound louder
6

speed

[uncountable] American EnglishTTC the rate at which a vehicle can increase its speed [= acceleration]:
It was a small car, but it had good pick-up.

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