Pick is a British television channel, available free-to-air on Freesat, Freeview, Sky, and via subscription on Virgin Media. The channel was originally launched on 1 November 2005 as Sky Three. From Thursday 24 June 2010, programming from Sky Travel Shop was dropped from the schedules being replaced with programming from Sky Real Lives, which was closed in 2010 to enable Sky to invest in Sky1 and Sky2.

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  1. A tool used for digging; a pickaxe.
  2. A tool for unlocking a lock without the original key; a lock pick, picklock.
  3. A comb with long widely spaced teeth, for use with tightly curled hair.
  4. A choice; ability to choose.
  5. That which would be picked or chosen first; the best.
  6. A screen.
  7. An offensive tactic in which a player stands so as to block a defender from reaching a teammate.
  8. An interception.
  9. A good defensive play by an infielder.
  10. Short for pick-off.
  11. A tool used for strumming the strings of a guitar; a plectrum.
  12. A heavy iron tool, curved and sometimes pointed at both ends, wielded by means of a wooden handle inserted in the middle, and used by quarrymen, roadmakers, etc.
  13. A pointed hammer used for dressing millstones.
  14. A pike or spike; the sharp point fixed in the center of a buckler.
  15. A particle of ink or paper embedded in the hollow of a letter, filling up its face, and causing a spot on a printed sheet.
  16. That which is picked in, as with a pointed pencil, to correct an unevenness in a picture.
  17. The blow that drives the shuttle, used in calculating the speed of a loom (in picks per minute); hence, in describing the fineness of a fabric, a weft thread.
    so many picks to an inch


  1. To grasp and pull with the fingers or fingernails.
    Don't pick at that scab.
    He picked his nose.
  2. To harvest a fruit or vegetable for consumption by removing it from the plant to which it is attached; to harvest an entire plant by removing it from the ground.
    It's time to pick the tomatoes.
  3. To pull apart or away, especially with the fingers; to pluck.
    She picked flowers in the meadow.
    to pick feathers from a fowl
  4. To take up; especially, to gather from here and there; to collect; to bring together.
    to pick rags
  5. To remove something from with a pointed instrument, with the fingers, or with the teeth.
    to pick the teeth; to pick a bone; to pick a goose; to pick a pocket
  6. To decide upon, from a set of options; to select.
    I'll pick the one with the nicest name.
  7. To recognise the type of ball being bowled by a bowler by studying the position of the hand and arm as the ball is released.
    He didn't pick the googly, and was bowled.
  8. To pluck the individual strings of a musical instrument or to play such an instrument.
    He picked a tune on his banjo.
  9. To open (a lock) with a wire, lock pick, etc.
  10. To eat slowly, sparingly, or by morsels; to nibble.
  11. To do anything nicely or carefully, or by attending to small things; to select something with care.
  12. To steal; to pilfer.
  13. To throw; to pitch.
  14. To peck at, as a bird with its beak; to strike at with anything pointed; to act upon with a pointed instrument; to pierce; to prick, as with a pin.
  15. To separate or open by means of a sharp point or points.
    to pick matted wool, cotton, oakum, etc.

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