Definitions for tickerˈtɪk ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tick•erˈtɪk ər(n.)

  1. a telegraphic instrument that automatically prints stock prices, market reports, etc., on a paper tape.

    Category: Telegraphy and Telephony

  2. one that ticks.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. Slang. a watch. the heart.

    Category: Status (usage)

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heart, pump, ticker(noun)

    the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body

    "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"

  2. watch, ticker(noun)

    a small portable timepiece

  3. ticker, stock ticker(noun)

    a character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on ticker tape


  1. ticker(Noun)

    A measuring or reporting device, particularly one which makes a ticking sound as the measured events occur.

    The ticker was showing an increased rate of flow.

  2. ticker(Noun)

    A stock ticker.

    I checked the prices on the ticker one last time before placing the trade.

  3. ticker(Noun)

    A news ticker.

    To my surprise, the ticker showed that the deal had already gone through.

  4. ticker(Noun)

    The heart.

    My ticker gave out and I had to go to the hospital for surgery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ticker(noun)

    one who, or that which, ticks, or produces a ticking sound, as a watch or clock, a telegraphic sounder, etc


  1. Ticker

    Ticker is a 2001 action film directed by Albert Pyun, starring Tom Sizemore, Jaime Pressly, Dennis Hopper, Steven Seagal, Ice-T, Kevin Gage, and Nas.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Ticker

    A colloquial name for a stock or market report automatic printing telegraph, which prints its quotations and messages on a long tape.

Translations for ticker

  • صدای تیک تیکFarsi


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