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?

  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. Simone Biles:

    All we can do at this point is have faith that theyll have our backs, theyll do the right thing, but at the end of the day its just a ticking time bomb. Well see. Its a waiting game.

  2. 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.

  3. Kitso Mokaila:

    Tell me, why would you have an asset that has no value ? That is the fundamental question. If people are to look after our wildlife, there must be a value attached to it. Otherwise, we are sitting on a ticking time-bomb.

  4. Luo Shuhui:

    I just want an answer from the government, are the officials corrupt, or what? Why did they build a hazardous chemical warehouse near our home without telling us? Who would want to live next to a ticking time bomb? No one!

  5. Darren Cahill:

    Our lives are in a little bit of a different place to what a player's life is because most coaches have families, you are putting kids through school, you have medical expenses, whatever it might be. So we rely on that income to keep our lives ticking over, and there's been no recourse for us.

Images & Illustrations of ticking

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    • A. usurious
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