a metallic tapping sound
"he counted the ticks of the clock"
a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers
A strong cotton or linen fabric used to cover pillows and mattresses.
A sound of something ticking.
An illusional style of dance where one moves his or her body to the "tic" of the music creating a strobe or animated effect.
A marking that occurs on some horses. It involves white flecks of hair at the flank, and white hairs at the base of the tail, called a skunk tail or rabicano. Sometimes referred to as birdcatcher ticks.
a strong, closely woven linen or cotton fabric, of which ticks for beds are made. It is usually twilled, and woven in stripes of different colors, as white and blue; -- called also ticken
The numerical value of ticking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of ticking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Never date a woman you can hear ticking.
Every single one of these Takata air bags could be a ticking time bomb.
People don't understand the virtue of time, until their clock stops ticking.
This is the kind of investment that is producing only unemployment and chaos. We are turning into ticking time bombs.
European markets remain buoyant, not just because of low yields but it seems that finally economic activity and confidence are ticking up from the lows.
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