n. 罢工纠察员; 警戒队; [建]尖木桩; [军]步哨，哨兵
vt. 用尖桩围住; 派…担任纠察; 用警戒哨保卫; （把马等）系在桩上
When a group of people, usually trade union members, picket a place of work, they stand outside it in order to protest about something, to prevent people from going in, or to persuade the workers to join a strike.
The miners went on strike and picketed the power stations...
100 union members and supporters picketed outside.
Pickets are people who are picketing a place of work.
Ten hotels were damaged by pickets in the weekend strike of hotel workers...
The strikers agreed to remove their pickets and hold talks with the government.
1. a person employed to watch for something to happen
2. a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack
3. a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work
4. a vehicle performing sentinel duty
5. a wooden strip forming part of a fence
1. serve as pickets or post pickets;
2. fasten with a picket;
They lived in a typical suburban neighborhood with picket fences that resembled Nancy Kerrigan's teeth.
The rat crossed the picket line and went back to work.
The people working here tonight have no beef with picket line.
A liege succession caused one picket the mystery case of two many centuries.
Here has the cunning Frenchman been plsting a picket directly in our path.