Definition of ticker in English:

ticker

Line breaks: tick¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈtɪkə
 
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noun

1 informal A watch.
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  • 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.
1.1A person’s heart.
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  • 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?
2North American A telegraphic or electronic machine that prints out data on a strip of paper, especially stock market information or news reports.
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  • 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.
2.1 another term for news ticker.

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