What does ticking mean?

Definitions for ticking
ˈtɪk ɪŋtick·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ticking.

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?

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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. Leonardo Correa:

    The clock is ticking for Usiminas.

  2. Maros Sefcovic:

    The clock is ticking, and if we look at the calendar we see the end of 2019 is just round the corner.

  3. Cory Booker:

    We are not even being called back in session to get something done as if the clock is not ticking before we have another mass shooting in America.

  4. Howie Mandel:

    [ At the time ] I'm running seven miles a day, I'm eating healthy, I'm doing, you know, it's this a ticking time bomb, the silent kind, and that's when I got informed what high cholesterol meant, i didn't know there was a direct correlation between high cholesterol and heart disease, stroke. I did not even think about that. I didn't think I was even close to being a candidate for anything. I didn't think I even knew anybody like that. It turns out it was me and then I got scared and now I'm on my second statin, which is perfect and it's got my numbers under control and I feel healthy. I just want to get the word out there that this is really pervasive.

  5. The Republican governor:

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

Images & Illustrations of ticking

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