picking

picking(
pih
-
kihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (agriculture)
a. la cosecha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The blueberry farmer hired some local kids to do the picking when he got to be too old.El granjero de arándanos contrató a unos jóvenes para hacer la cosecha cuando él ya estaba demasiado viejo.
b. la recolección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Some apples are inevitably going to get eaten during picking.Inevitablemente, algunas manzanas van a comerse durante la recolección.
2. (music)
a. el punteo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The picking for this Jimi Hendrix guitar solo is tricky in places.El punteo para este solo de guitarra de Jimi Hendrix es difícil en algunas partes.
pickings
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (culinary)
a. las sobras
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Instead of going shopping, let's make use of some pickings in the fridge to make a goulash.En vez de ir a comprar, hay que aprovechar las sobras en la nevera para hacer un guiso.
b. los restos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Honey, there are some pickings left on the stove if you're still hungry.Cariño, quedan algunos restos en la estufa si todavía tienes hambre.
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pickings
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el botín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
rich pickingspingües beneficios mpl
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picking [ˈpɪkɪŋ]
noun
1 [of fruit etc] recolección (f); cosecha (f); (act of choosing) elección (f); selección (f)
2 pickings (leftovers) restos (m); sobras (f); (profits) ganancias (f)
there are rich pickings for bargain hunters at these sales en esta liquidación hay pingües beneficios para los que van a la caza de gangas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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