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pickets, plural;
  1. Act as a picket outside (a place of work or other venue)
    • - strikers picketed the newspaper's main building
    • - 18,000 people turned up to picket
  2. Tether (an animal)

  1. A person or group of people standing outside a place of work or other venue, protesting about something or trying to persuade others not to enter during a strike

  2. A blockade of a workplace or other venue staged by such a person or group

  3. A small body of troops or a single soldier sent out to watch for the enemy

  4. A soldier or party of soldiers performing a particular duty
    • - a picket of soldiers fired a volley over the coffin
  5. A pointed wooden stake driven into the ground, typically to form a fence or palisade or to tether a horse
    • - a cedar-picket stockade

  1. serve as pickets or post pickets; "picket a business to protest the layoffs"
  2. lookout: a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
  3. a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack
  4. fasten with a picket; "picket the goat"
  5. a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work
  6. a vehicle performing sentinel duty
  7. In rock climbing, an anchor can be any way of attaching the climber, the rope, or a load to rock, ice, steep dirt, or a building by either permanent or temporary means. ...
  8. In military terminology, a picket (archaically, picquet, not to be confused with the punishment picquet) refers to soldiers or troops placed on a line forward of a position to warn against an enemy advance. ...
  9. (Picketers) A piquetero is a member of a political faction whose primary modus operandi is based in the piquete. The piquete is an action by which a group of people blocks a road or street with the purpose of demonstrating and calling attention over a particular issue or demand. ...
  10. (Picketing (protest)) Picketing is a form of protest in which people (called picketers) congregate outside a place of work or location where an event is taking place. ...
  11. (Picketing (punishment)) The picquet (alternately spelled piquet) was a military punishment in vogue in late medieval Europe that was sufficiently cruel and ingenious to be characterized by some as a method of torture.
  12. A stake driven into the ground; A type of punishment by which an offender had to rest his or her entire body weight on the top of a small stake; A tool in mountaineering, that is driven into the snow and used as an anchor or to arrest falls; Soldiers or troops placed on a line forward of a ...
  13. (Picketing) When people on strike gather at the entrance to the, firm and attempt to persuade workers or delivery vehicles from entering.
  14. (PICKETING) Patrolling near an employer's place of business by union members to publicize the existence of a labour dispute, hurt the employer’s productivity, persuade workers to join a strike or join the union and discourage customers from buying or using the employer's goods or services.
  15. (Picketing) The carrying of signs or the passing out of literature protesting working conditions or actions taken by the employer. Picketing occurs during a strike, or in the form of an informational picket. ...
  16. (PICKETING) A group of individuals walk with signs bearing protest messages in front of a site where an injustice has been committed.
  17. (Picketing) Chemical or electrochemical removal of surface scale and oxides.
  18. (Picketing) The presence at an employer's business of one or more employees and/or other persons who are publicizing a labor dispute, influencing employees or customers to withhold their work or business, respectively, or showing a union's desire to represent employees; picketing is usually ...
  19. (Picketing) Union's patrolling alongside the premises of a business to organize the workers, to gain recognition as a bargaining agent or to publicize a labor dispute with the owner or with whom the owner deals.
  20. (Picketing) a means by which employees attempt to increase pressure on their employer to settle an outstanding difference; also, an attempt to persuade persons not to do work for, or do business with, the employer.
  21. (in  picketing (strike))
  22. (PICKETS) The vertical design elements that are positioned within the field to give the railing part of its design.
  23. (Pickets) Long, tubular rods driven into snow to provide a quick anchor.
  24. (Pickets) Pieces of lumber cut from slabs of wood cut from logs and used in the manufacture of furniture requiring small pieces of lumber.
  25. (pickets) (full and half length) Stakes that functions as an anchor in the snow.