Meaning of “picker” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “picker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"picker" in American English

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pickernoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɪk·ər/

a person or machine that picks crops:

fruit pickers

(Definition of “picker” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"picker" in Business English

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pickernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɪkər/ us US

COMMERCE a person whose job is to choose items that have been ordered by a customer:

Because everything has to be scanned in, the picker cannot accidentally select the wrong product.

FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a person who chooses particular shares to invest in:

Traditional stock pickers are being replaced by computer programs.

PRODUCTION a person whose job is to remove fruit, cotton, etc. from a tree or plant when it is ready:

An average picker fills eight bins of pears a day, making roughly $160.
a fruit/strawberry/cotton picker

(Definition of “picker” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)