Definition of news ticker in English:

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news ticker

noun

A scrolling electronic display of news headlines on a building or along the lower portion of a television or computer screen. Also called news crawl.
Example sentences
  • All the day's political news available at cnn. com / news ticker.
  • Perhaps there's an idea here for news sites: Allow customization of the news ticker on the homepage.
  • However, I'm also mindful of how news tickers seem to attract people's attention.

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Syllabification: news tick·er

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