Sentence Examples


  • The clock was ticking on the young man's stay.
  • Fully alert, he listened, but heard only night noises, the ticking of the hall clock, a slight breeze, the ever-present furnace rumbling heat to the old building.
  • His jaw was clenched and ticking as the muscles jumped.
  • For instance, a ticking watch may be put at the focus of a large concave metallic mirror, which sends a parallel " beam " of sound to a second concave mirror facing the first.
  • The manor was silent, except for the ticking of the grandfather clock in the foyer.
 

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