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English definition of “pick sth up”

pick sth up

(SIGNAL) phrasal verb with pick     /pɪk/ verb
(of a piece of electrical equipment ) to receive a signal : Can you pick up (= receive broadcasts from) Moscow on your radio ?Communications technology - general words
(Definition of pick sth up (SIGNAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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