Associations to the word «Pickle»


PICKLE, noun. A cucumber preserved in a solution, usually a brine or a vinegar syrup.
PICKLE, noun. (Often in plural: pickles), any vegetable preserved in vinegar and consumed as relish.
PICKLE, noun. The brine used for preserving food.
PICKLE, noun. A difficult situation, peril.
PICKLE, noun. A small or indefinite quantity or amount (of something); a little, a bit, a few. Usually in partitive construction, frequently without "of"; a single grain or kernel of wheat, barley, oats, sand or dust.
PICKLE, noun. An affectionate term for a mildly mischievous loved one
PICKLE, noun. (baseball) A rundown.
PICKLE, noun. A children’s game with three participants that emulates a baseball rundown
PICKLE, noun. (slang) A penis.
PICKLE, noun. (slang) A pipe for smoking methamphetamine.
PICKLE, noun. (metalworking) A bath of dilute sulphuric or nitric acid, etc., to remove burnt sand, scale, rust, etc., from the surface of castings, or other articles of metal, or to brighten them or improve their colour.
PICKLE, noun. In an optical landing system, the hand-held controller connected to the lens, or apparatus on which the lights are mounted.
PICKLE, verb. To preserve food in a salt, sugar or vinegar solution.
PICKLE, verb. To remove high-temperature scale and oxidation from metal with heated (often sulphuric) industrial acid.
PICKLE, verb. (programming) (in the Python programming language) To serialize.
PICKLE, noun. (Scotland) A kernel, grain
PICKLE, noun. (Scotland) A bit, small quantity
PICKLE PLANT, noun. A low spreading plant with yellow flowers and clover-like leaves, Oxalis stricta.
PICKLE UP ONE'S ASS, noun. Alternative term for stick up one's ass

Dictionary definition

PICKLE, noun. Vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar.
PICKLE, noun. Informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage".
PICKLE, verb. Preserve in a pickling liquid.

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