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picket

  • 1 picket

    'pikit
    1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; (also adjective) a picket line.) piquete
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; (also adjective) picket duty.) piquete

    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) formar un piquete
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) formar parte de un piquete
    picket n piquete
    tr['pɪkɪt]
    1 (industril - group) piquete nombre masculino; (- individual) miembro de un piquete
    2 SMALLMILITARY/SMALL piquete nombre masculino
    3 (stick) estaca
    1 (factory etc) formar un piquete frente a
    1 formar parte de un piquete
    \
    SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
    picket fence vallado
    picket ['pɪkət] v
    : piquetear
    1) stake: estaca f
    2) striker: huelguista mf, integrante mf de un piquete
    n.
    estaca s.f.
    piquete (de huelga) s.m.
    'pɪkət, 'pɪkɪt
    I
    1)
    a) ( group) piquete m; (before n)
    2) ( stake) estaca f; (before n)

    picket fencecerca f, valla f


    II
    1.
    transitive verb \<\<factory/workplace\>\> formar un piquete frente a, piquetear (esp AmL)

    2.
    vi tomar parte en un piquete, piquetear (esp AmL)
    ['pɪkɪt]
    1. N
    1) (=stake) estaca f
    2) (=strikers) piquete m ; (Mil) (=sentry) piquete m ; (=group) pelotón m
    2.
    VT [+ factory] poner piquetes a la puerta de, piquetear (LAm)
    3.
    VI formar piquetes, piquetear (LAm)
    4.
    CPD

    picket fence Nestacada f, cerca f

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    ['pɪkət, 'pɪkɪt]
    I
    1)
    a) ( group) piquete m; (before n)
    2) ( stake) estaca f; (before n)

    picket fencecerca f, valla f


    II
    1.
    transitive verb \<\<factory/workplace\>\> formar un piquete frente a, piquetear (esp AmL)

    2.
    vi tomar parte en un piquete, piquetear (esp AmL)

    English-spanish dictionary > picket

  • 2 picket

    I ['pɪkɪt]
    1) (in strike) (group of people) picchetto m.; (one person) picchettatore m. (-trice)
    2) mil. (detachment) picchetto m.; (one soldier) sentinella f., soldato m. di guardia
    3) (stake) picchetto m., piolo m.
    II 1. ['pɪkɪt]
    1) (to stop work) picchettare [factory, site]; (to protest) manifestare davanti a [meeting place, embassy]
    2) (fence in) picchettare [ land]
    2.
    verbo intransitivo fare picchettaggio
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    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) picchetto
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) picchetto
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) picchettare
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) picchettare
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    picket /ˈpɪkɪt/
    n.
    1 picchetto; piolo; paletto
    2 (mil., = picquet, piquet) picchetto; sentinella: to be on picket duty, essere di picchetto
    3 picchetto ( di scioperanti); ( per estens.) picchettatore: three pickets were arrested by the police, tre picchettatori sono stati arrestati dalla polizia
    4 [u] picketing, def. 2
    ● (mil., naut.) picket boat, vedetta; nave vedetta □ picket fence, palizzata □ picket line, cordone di scioperanti che formano picchetti.
    (to) picket /ˈpɪkɪt/
    A v. t.
    1 chiudere (o fissare, proteggere) con picchetti; picchettare; recingere con uno steccato: to picket a tent, fissare una tenda con picchetti
    B v. i.
    2 ( di scioperanti) formare picchetti.
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    I ['pɪkɪt]
    1) (in strike) (group of people) picchetto m.; (one person) picchettatore m. (-trice)
    2) mil. (detachment) picchetto m.; (one soldier) sentinella f., soldato m. di guardia
    3) (stake) picchetto m., piolo m.
    II 1. ['pɪkɪt]
    1) (to stop work) picchettare [factory, site]; (to protest) manifestare davanti a [meeting place, embassy]
    2) (fence in) picchettare [ land]
    2.
    verbo intransitivo fare picchettaggio

    English-Italian dictionary > picket

  • 3 picket

    1. noun
    1) (Industry) Streikposten, der

    mount a picket [at or on a gate] — [an einem Tor] Streikposten aufstellen

    2) (pointed stake) Pfahl, der
    2. transitive verb
    Streikposten aufstellen vor (+ Dat.) [Fabrik, Büro usw.]
    3. intransitive verb
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    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) der Streikposten, Streikposten-...
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) die Feldwache, Feldwach-...
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) Streikposten aufstellen
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) Streikposten/Feldwache stehen
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    pick·et
    [ˈpɪkɪt]
    I. n
    1. (striker) Streikposten m; (blockade) Streikblockade f
    2. (stake) Palisade f
    \picket [fence] Palisadenzaun m
    II. vt
    to \picket sth (in a strike) vor etw dat Streikposten aufstellen; (demonstrate at) vor etw dat demonstrieren; (blockade) etw blockieren
    III. vi demonstrieren
    \picketing miners Streikposten pl der Bergleute
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    ['pIkɪt]
    1. n
    1) (of strikers) Streikposten m

    to mount a picket (at or on a gate) — (an or bei einem Tor) Streikposten aufstellen

    2) (MIL) Feldposten m, Vorposten m
    3) (= stake) Pfahl m

    picket fencePalisade f, Palisadenzaun m

    2. vt
    factory Streikposten aufstellen vor (+dat); (demonstrators etc) demonstrieren vor (+dat)
    3. vi
    Streikposten aufstellen

    he is picketing at the front entranceer ist Streikposten am Vordereingang

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    picket [ˈpıkıt]
    A s
    1. Pflock m
    2. Zaunlatte f, Pfahl m:
    picket fence Lattenzaun m, Palisade(nzaun) f(m)
    3. Weidepflock m
    4. Streikposten m:
    picket line Streikpostenkette f
    5. MIL Vorposten m
    B v/t
    1. einpfählen
    2. mit Pfählen befestigen
    3. ein Pferd anpflocken
    4. a) Streikposten aufstellen vor (dat), durch Streikposten blockieren, mit Streikposten besetzen
    b) (als Streikposten) anhalten oder belästigen
    5. MIL (durch Vorposten) sichern
    C v/i Streikposten stehen
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    1. noun
    1) (Industry) Streikposten, der

    mount a picket [at or on a gate] — [an einem Tor] Streikposten aufstellen

    2) (pointed stake) Pfahl, der
    2. transitive verb
    Streikposten aufstellen vor (+ Dat.) [Fabrik, Büro usw.]
    3. intransitive verb
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    n.
    Latte -n f.
    Pfahl ¨-e m.
    Streikposten m.

    English-german dictionary > picket

  • 4 picket

    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) strejkevagt
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) vagtpost; vagt-
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) postere strejkevagter; opstille vagtposter
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) gå strejkevagt; holde vagt
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    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) strejkevagt
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) vagtpost; vagt-
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) postere strejkevagter; opstille vagtposter
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) gå strejkevagt; holde vagt

    English-Danish dictionary > picket

  • 5 picket

    пикет; ( сторожевая) застава; пост; караул; дозор; охранять; пикетировать; патрулировать; нести дозорную службу

    English-Russian military dictionary > picket

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    Англо-русский синонимический словарь > picket

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    1. n пикетчик

    picket line — пикеты, заслон пикетчиков

    2. n пикет, сторожевой отряд, застава
    3. n амер. воен. усиленный полевой караул
    4. n амер. участник демонстрации
    5. v пикетировать
    6. n кол; заборный столб; пикет
    7. n деревянные рейки, штакетник
    8. v огораживать; обносить частоколом, штакетником
    9. v прибивать, прикреплять кольями
    10. v привязывать
    Синонимический ряд:
    1. demonstrator (noun) agitator; demonstrator; dissenter; dissident; marcher; objector; picketer; protestor; resister
    2. lookout (noun) guard; lookout; look-out; patrol officer; scout; sentinel; sentry; spotter; ward; warder; watch; watchman
    3. stake (noun) pale; paling; peg; pillar; pole; post; stake; stave; tether
    4. enclose (verb) bound; box in; corral; enclose; fence; imprison; pale; pen in; wall in
    5. strike (verb) blockade; boycott; challenge; demonstrate; march; protest; rally; strike; walk out

    English-Russian base dictionary > picket

  • 8 picket

    [ˈpɪkɪt]
    picket выставлять пикет(ы); расставлять заставы picket кол picket обносить частоколом picket пикет picket пикетировать picket пикетчик picket привязывать к колу picket воен. сторожевая застава piquet: piquet = picket

    English-Russian short dictionary > picket

  • 9 picket

    'pikit 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) streikevakt
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) vaktpost
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) gå streikevakt; sette opp vakt
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) stå (streike)vakt
    påle
    --------
    staur
    I
    subst. \/ˈpɪkɪt\/
    1) (spiss) påle, stake, pinne, tjorpåle
    2) streikevakt(er)
    3) demonstrant(er) (ved ambassade e.l.)
    4) ( militærvesen) post, feltvakt, vakt
    II
    verb \/ˈpɪkɪt\/
    1) sette ut streikevakter (ved), gå streikevakt (ved)
    2) demonstrere ved (ambassade e.l.), plassere demonstranter ved
    3) ( militærvesen) sette ut vakter (i), postere vakter (i), sende ut på post
    4) gjerde inn
    5) tjore

    English-Norwegian dictionary > picket

  • 10 picket

    sztrájkőr, katonai különítmény, őrszem, járőr to picket: körülkerít, bepalánkol, karóhoz köt, őrséget állít
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    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) sztrájkőr(ség)
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) őrszem
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) (sztrájk)őrséget állít
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) őrt áll; sztrájkőrségen van

    English-Hungarian dictionary > picket

  • 11 picket

    picket ['pɪkɪt]
    1 noun
    (a) Industry (group) piquet m de grève; (individual) gréviste mf (en faction);
    there was a picket outside the factory il y avait un piquet de grève devant l'usine;
    to be on picket duty faire partie d'un piquet de grève;
    twenty pickets stood in front of the factory vingt grévistes se tenaient devant l'usine
    (b) (outside embassy, ministry → group) groupe m de manifestants; (→ individual) manifestant(e) m,f
    (c) Military piquet m
    (d) (stake) piquet m
    (a) Industry (workplace, embassy)
    the strikers picketed the factory les grévistes ont mis en place un piquet de grève devant l'usine;
    demonstrators picketed the consulate at the week-end des manifestants ont bloqué le consulat ce week-end
    (b) (fence) palissader
    (c) (tie up) attacher, mettre au piquet
    Industry mettre en place un piquet de grève
    ►► picket duty piquet m;
    picket fence clôture f de piquets, palissade f;
    picket line piquet m de grève;
    to be or to stand on a picket line faire partie d'un piquet de grève;
    to cross a picket line franchir un piquet de grève

    Un panorama unique de l'anglais et du français > picket

  • 12 picket

    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) verkfallsvörður
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) hervörður
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) setja her-/verkfallsvörð um
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) standa verkfallsvörð við

    English-Icelandic dictionary > picket

  • 13 picket

    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) piquete
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) piquete
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) fazer piquete
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) fazer piquete
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    pick.et
    [p'ikit] n 1 estaca, piqueta. 2 piquete. 3 membro de piquete de grevistas. • vt+vi 1 cercar com estacas. 2 fortificar com estacas. 3 Mil estacionar piquetes. 4 amarrar a uma estaca. 5 fazer piquetes de grevistas.

    English-Portuguese dictionary > picket

  • 14 picket

    {'pikit}
    I. 1. кол
    2. воен. застава, дежурно поделение, малък отряд, преден пост
    3. стачен пост (и strike PICKET)
    PICKET line, line of PICKETs стачен кордон
    4. демонстрант, участник в протестна демонстрация
    II. 1. закрепям с кол (ове), заграждам с колове, завързвам на кол
    2. воен. поставям постове
    3. поставям/стоя на стачен пост, заграждам (завод и пр.) със стачни постове
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    {'pikit} n 1. кол; 2. воен. застава; дежурно поделение; малък (2) {'pikit} v 1. закрепям с кол(ове); заграждам с колове; зав
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    жалон;
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    1. i. кол 2. ii. закрепям с кол (ове), заграждам с колове, завързвам на кол 3. picket line, line of pickets стачен кордон 4. воен. застава, дежурно поделение, малък отряд, преден пост 5. воен. поставям постове 6. демонстрант, участник в протестна демонстрация 7. поставям/стоя на стачен пост, заграждам (завод и пр.) със стачни постове 8. стачен пост (и strike picket)
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    picket[´pikit] I. n 1. (и strike \picket) стачен пост; a man on \picket duty стачен пост; 2. кол; 3. жалон, веха; репер, нивелачна точка; 4. воен. застава, дежурно поделение; малък отряд, преден пост; II. v (- tt-) 1. поставям стачен пост; стоя на пост (за стачник); 2. закрепвам с кол(ове), заграждам с колове; 3. завързвам за кол; 4. воен. разставям постове; прен. поставям тук-там.

    English-Bulgarian dictionary > picket

  • 15 picket

    n. kazık, nöbetçi, gözcü, ileri karakol, grev gözcüsü
    ————————
    v. kazıklarla çevirmek, kazığa bağlamak, nöbetçi dikmek, gözcü dikmek, grev gözcülüğü yapmak
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    1. kazıkla etrafını çevir (v.) 2. kazık (n.)
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    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) grev gözcüsü
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) ileri karakol
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) nöbet tutmak
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) grev gözcülüğü yapmak; ileri karakola çıkmak

    English-Turkish dictionary > picket

  • 16 picket

    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) stavkovna straža; stražen
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) predstraža; patrolen
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) postaviti stražo
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) stražiti, patruljirati
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    I [píkit]
    noun
    kol, lesena ograja; military predstraža; plural stavkovna straža
    II [píkit]
    1.
    transitive verb
    ograditi s koli; privezati h kolu (konja); postaviti stražo, preprečiti stavkokazom delo;
    2.
    intransitive verb
    stražiti

    English-Slovenian dictionary > picket

  • 17 picket

    • olla vahtina
    building / construction industry
    • paalu
    • järjestyspartio
    • vartiomies
    • asettaa vartio
    • kiinnittää paluun
    • mittapaalu
    • seiväs
    • lakkovahdit
    • lakkovahti
    • lakkovartija
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    'pikit 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) lakkovahti
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) vartija
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) asettaa vartijat, asettaa lakkovartio
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) toimia lakkovahtina, olla vartiossa

    English-Finnish dictionary > picket

  • 18 picket

    ['pɪkɪt] 1. n 2. vt
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    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) pikieta
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) placówka, posterunek
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) obstawić posterunkami, otoczyć pikietami
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) pikietować, stać na warcie przy

    English-Polish dictionary > picket

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    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) pikets
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) sardze; postenis
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) piketēt; izlikt sardzi/posteņus
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.)
    * * *
    miets; pikets; patruļa, postenis, sardze; iežogot ar mietiem; piesiet pie mieta; piketēt; izvietot sardzi, patrulēt

    English-Latvian dictionary > picket

  • 20 picket

    ['pikit] 1. noun
    1) ((any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc: The men set up a picket to stop lorries getting into the factory; ( also adjective) a picket line.) piketas
    2) (a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy: The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp; ( also adjective) picket duty.) sargyba, sargybos postas
    2. verb
    1) (to place a group of soldiers, strikers etc somewhere as a picket: The strikers' leaders decided to picket the factory; The commander picketed the camp.) išstatyti piketą/sargybos postus prie
    2) (to act as a picket (at): In this country, strikers have the legal right to picket; The soldiers picketed the camp.) piketuoti, eiti sargybą prie

    English-Lithuanian dictionary > picket

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  • picket — [pik′it] n. [Fr piquet < piquer, to pierce < pic,PIKE2] 1. a stake or slat, usually pointed, used as an upright in a fence, a hitching post for animals, a marker, etc. 2. a group of soldiers or a single soldier stationed, usually at an… …   English World dictionary

  • Picket — Pick et, n. [F. piquet, properly dim. of pique spear, pike. See {Pike}, and cf. {Piquet}.] 1. A stake sharpened or pointed, especially one used in fortification and encampments, to mark bounds and angles; or one used for tethering horses. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Picket — Pick et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Picketed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Picketing}.] 1. To fortify with pointed stakes. [1913 Webster] 2. To inclose or fence with pickets or pales. [1913 Webster] 3. To tether to, or as to, a picket; as, to picket a horse.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • picket — ► NOUN 1) a person or group of people standing outside a workplace trying to persuade others not to enter during a strike. 2) a soldier or small body of troops sent out to watch for the enemy. 3) a pointed wooden stake driven into the ground. ►… …   English terms dictionary

  • Picket — (Feldmeßk.), so v.w. Kettennägel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • picket — (n.) 1680s, pointed stake (for defense against cavalry, etc.), from Fr. piquet, from piquer to pierce (see PIKE (Cf. pike) (n.2)). Sense of troops posted to watch for enemy first recorded 1761; that of striking workers stationed to prevent others …   Etymology dictionary

  • picket — The verb has inflected forms picketed, picketing …   Modern English usage

  • picket — US /ˈpɪkɪt/ noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE ► (also picket line) a group of people who stand outside an organization s building holding signs to protest against something. The people who protest are often employees who disagree with the management: »The… …   Financial and business terms

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