Definitions for tick over

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idle, tick over(verb)

    run disconnected or idle

    "the engine is idling"

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  1. tick over(Verb)

    to idle (to run at a slow speed, or out of gear).

  2. tick over(Verb)

    To run smoothly and without problems.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

tick over

to run quietly and smoothly at a gentle pace

The car's engine is ticking over.

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