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Noun pickup has 9 senses
  1. pickup, pickup truck - a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
    --1 is a kind of truck, motortruck
    --1 has particulars: technical
  2. pickup - a warrant to take someone into custody; "put out a pickup on that man"
    --2 is a kind of
    bench warrant, arrest warrant
    Derived form: verb pick up7
  3. pickup, pick-me-up - anything with restorative powers; "she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"
    --3 is a kind of corrective, restorative
    Derived form: verb pick up16
  4. pickup - a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships
    --4 is a kind of
    acquaintance, friend
    Derived form: verb pick up11
  5. pickup, getaway - the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration; "his car has a lot of pickup"
    --5 is a kind of acceleration
  6. tone arm, pickup, pickup arm - mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
    --6 is a kind of mechanical device
    --6 is a part of record player, phonograph
  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
    --7 is a kind of electro-acoustic transducer
    --7 is a part of record player, phonograph
    --7 has parts: stylus
    --7 has particulars: crystal pickup
  8. pickup - the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places; "garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays"
    --8 is a kind of
    collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation
    --8 has particulars:
     garbage collection, garbage pickup, trash collection, trash pickup
    Derived forms: verb pick up8, verb pick up4
  9. pickup - the act of taking aboard passengers or freight
    --9 is a kind of
    acquiring, getting
    --9 is a part of transportation, transfer, transferral, conveyance
    Derived form: verb pick up3
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