Definitions for tickingˈtɪk ɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ticking
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Never date a woman you can hear ticking.
The clock starts ticking really right when they arrive.
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.
The use of fetuses as organ and tissue donors is a ticking time bomb of bioethics.
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