Ticker definition

tĭkər
(slang) The heart.
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A person or thing that ticks.
  • (historical) A telegraphic device for recording stock-market quotations, news from a wire service, etc. on a paper tape.
  • (slang, former) A pocket watch.
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(slang) A watch.
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An electronic device for displaying stock-market quotations.
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(slang) The heart.
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A telegraphic instrument that receives news reports and prints them on paper tape.
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Any of various devices that receive and display similar information, such as stock market quotations, electronically.
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A measuring or reporting device, particularly one which makes a ticking sound as the measured events occur.

The ticker was showing an increased rate of flow.

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A ticker tape.

I checked the prices on the ticker one last time before placing the trade.

To my surprise, the ticker showed that the deal had already gone through.

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(colloquial) The heart.

My ticker gave out and I had to go to the hospital for surgery.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ticker
Plural:
tickers