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ˈtɪk ɪŋtick·ing

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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.

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

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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. Donna DiNicola:

    I thought, well time is ticking and we've got to get into this market, donna's offer was just so compelling and the fact that she offered 60 days of rent back for free, which is practically unheard of.

  2. Leonardo Correa:

    The clock is ticking for Usiminas.

  3. SiriusXM:

    These legendary artists see that time is ticking away – why not get one more big payday ? Tell your fan base it’s the last time. There’s no better way to create urgency and sales tickets, it’s like a ‘ Going out of Business ’ sale, even if you’re not going out of business.

  4. Thomas Wieser:

    The clock is ticking. There won't be a new list in Riga, but over the course of May it must finally be reached, the liquidity situation in Greece is already a little tight, but it should be sufficient into June.

  5. Chief Operating Officer Tom Williams:

    I think six is manageable. There are a number of campaigns going on, we are not going to have huge orders from different places but there is enough incremental business to keep the line ticking over.

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