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ticker

Pronunciation: /ˈtɪkər; ˈtɪkə(r)/

Translation of ticker in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (tape machine) (American English/inglés norteamericano) teleimpresora (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The network quickly switched to an all-service format showing phone numbers and Red Cross information over the ticker instead of prices.
    • Companies could sell subscriptions and place ads inside customized traffic information, weather reports, or sports tickers.
    • Demonstrators gathered in a drenching rain under the neon news ticker that carried reports of the latest bombings and troop movements.
  • 2 (heart) [colloquial/familiar] corazón (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The club's annual Christmas Fair will take place in the Castlecourt Hotel on the 2nd December and tickers will be on sale at €10.
    • The ticker works perfectly well, telling the time in the normal way - except that the second hand runs backwards.
    Example sentences
    • The build up of waste in his body would have caused heart failure (given he has a dicky ticker anyway).
    • And the heart people say aspirin is awfully good for the old ticker.
    • The interesting question now is this: has Mr Howard got the ticker?

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