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

  • Toyota, which sank nearly $2 billion in the Tundra project, has the capacity to build 400,000 pickup trucks but will probably sell only 150,000.
  • General Motors 2010 models include a muscle car (the Camaro), a hybrid pickup, several crossover vehicles and the battery-powered Volt Now GM's recovery will rest on its ability .
  • GM's new line includes a muscle car, a hybrid pickup, several crossover vehicles and the battery-powered Volt.
News & Articles

  • Teen's pickup rolls E. of Hampton; 4 injured
    Four people were injured Saturday afternoon when a pickup driven by a 15-year-old boy left Highway 20 east of Hampton and rolled several times, Oregon State Police reported.
    June 16, 2013 - KTVZ Bend
  • Pickup truck stolen
    A pickup truck was stolen from a home in the 67000 block of County Farm Road in Burr Oak Township.
    June 13, 2013 - Sturgis Journal
  • Pickup truck crashes into Hampton tollbooth
    Police are investigating how a pickup truck ended up perched on top of a concrete barrier in front of a Hampton tollbooth Wednesday morning.
    June 13, 2013 - WMUR New Hampshire

  • Clinton Portis in International Herald Tribune
    Outside of Jim Zorn and the coaches on that team and maybe the quarterbacks, I guarantee you I know our system better than anybody else,Portis said. "I guarantee you when we go into blitz pickup, I don't miss my man. So I don't know what...
  • Scott Horowitz in Washington Post
    The nickname I use for the lander is, it's a pickup truck,Horowitz said in a Monday news conference from Houston. "You can put whatever you want in the back. You can take it to wherever you want. So you can deliver cargo, crew, do it...
  • Ray Nagin in ABC News
    We will start moving residents from the 17 pickup areas that are located throughout the city,Nagin spokeswoman Ceeon Quiett said.

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