What does ticking mean?

Definitions for tickingˈtɪk ɪŋ

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


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Leonardo Correa:

    The clock is ticking for Usiminas.

  2. Mark Patinkin:

    Never date a woman you can hear ticking.

  3. Aaron Rippenkroeger:

    The clock starts ticking really right when they arrive.

  4. Ed Markey:

    Every single one of these Takata air bags could be a ticking time bomb.

  5. Steve Goodman:

    People don't understand the virtue of time, until their clock stops ticking.

Images & Illustrations of ticking

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