What does TIC mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tic(noun)

    a local and habitual twitching especially in the face

Wiktionary

  1. tic(Noun)

    A local and habitual convulsive motion of certain muscles.

  2. tic(Noun)

    Shortened form of ticket

  3. tic(Verb)

    To exhibit a tic; to undergo convulsive muscle movements.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tic(noun)

    a local and habitual convulsive motion of certain muscles; especially, such a motion of some of the muscles of the face; twitching; velication; -- called also spasmodic tic

Freebase

  1. Tic

    A tic is a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups. Tics can be invisible to the observer, such as abdominal tensing or toe crunching. Common motor and phonic tics are, respectively, eye blinking and throat clearing. Tics must be distinguished from movements of other movement disorders such as chorea, dystonia, myoclonus; movements exhibited in stereotypic movement disorder or some people with autism; and the compulsions of obsessive-compulsive disorder and seizure activity.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tic

    tik, n. a convulsive motion of certain muscles, esp. of the face.—n. Tic′-doul′oureux, painful convulsive motion of a nerve, usually in the face. [Fr. tic, a twitching; cf. Low Ger. tukken, to twitch.]

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Anagrams for TIC »

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TIC in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TIC in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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