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, tickingnoun

    a metallic tapping sound

    "he counted the ticks of the clock"

  2. tickingnoun

    a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers

Wiktionary

  1. tickingnoun

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

  2. tickingnoun

    A sound of something ticking.

  3. tickingnoun

    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. tickingnoun

    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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ticken, Tickingnoun

    The same with tick. A sort of strong linen for bedding. Nathan Bailey

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ticking

    of Tick

  2. Tickingnoun

    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

Matched Categories

How to pronounce ticking?

How to say ticking in sign language?

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. Thomas Wieser:

    It is my central belief that the negotiations with Greece can still be successfully completed, the clock is ticking. There won't be a new list in Riga, but over the course of May it must finally be reached.

  2. Michel Barnier:

    At this stage, an agreement between the UK and European Union seems unlikely, i simply do not understand why we are wasting valuable time. The clock is ticking.

  3. Rahul Shah:

    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. 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.

  5. Livia Firth:

    Sustainability is about corporations or their investors asking themselves this question: What is the impact of environmental degradation, human rights violations or corruption on investment outcome for shareholders, if you make an investment and you fail to consider these issues, you are investing in a ticking bomb and at some point that bomb is going to explode.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

ticking#10000#29900#100000

Translations for ticking

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for ticking »

Translation

Find a translation for the ticking definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these ticking definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "ticking." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 29 Nov. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/ticking>.

    Are we missing a good definition for ticking? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    ticking

    Credit »

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    mark as different
    • A. jeopardize
    • B. conform
    • C. signify
    • D. distinguish

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for ticking: