tic definition by Webster's New World
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- any involuntary, regularly repeated, spasmodic contraction of a muscle, generally of neurotic origin
- tic douloureux
Origin: French ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
tic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A habitual spasmodic muscular movement or contraction, usually of the face or extremities.intransitive verb ticced, tic·cing, tics
To have a tic; produce tics.
tic - Computer Definition
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(Token Ring Interface Card) A TLA for a Token Ring NIC (network interface card).
tic - Medical Definition
A habitual spasmodic muscular movement or contraction, usually of the face or extremities. Also called habit spasm.