What does ticking mean?

Definitions for ticking
ˈtɪk ɪŋtick·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tick, ticking(noun)

    a metallic tapping sound

    "he counted the ticks of the clock"

  2. ticking(noun)

    a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers

Wiktionary

  1. ticking(Noun)

    A strong cotton or linen fabric used to cover pillows and mattresses.

  2. ticking(Noun)

    A sound of something ticking.

  3. ticking(Noun)

    An illusional style of dance where one moves his or her body to the "tic" of the music creating a strobe or animated effect.

  4. ticking(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ticking

    of Tick

  2. Ticking(noun)

    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

How to pronounce ticking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say ticking in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of ticking in a Sentence

  1. The Republican governor:

    The clock is ticking and action is required and would be greatly appreciated.

  2. John Bercow:

    If we come close to being there I would imagine that parliament would want to cut off such a possibility and to do so forcefully, if that demands additional procedural creativity in order to come to pass it is a racing certainty that this will happen and that neither the limitations of the existing rulebook nor the ticking of the clock will stop it doing so.

  3. Rahul Shah:

    Considering the dynamics of the market right now we think that equity investors should be positioning for further bullish momentum in 2020, valuations have been ticking up a little bit, but there have been many times in market history where valuations stay above average for a while.

  4. Adam Matthews:

    The clock is ticking on irreversible climate change, investors need to adopt an emergency footing otherwise the window to secure the change we need will be gone.

  5. Arthur L Caplan:

    The use of fetuses as organ and tissue donors is a ticking time bomb of bioethics.

Images & Illustrations of ticking

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    • A. omnifarious
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