ticker tape(redirected from Ticker tape timer)
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The paper strip on which a telegraphic ticker prints.
1. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange a continuous paper ribbon on which a tape machine automatically prints current stock quotations
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) ticker-tape reception ticker-tape parade (mainly in New York) the showering of the motorcade of a distinguished politician, visiting head of state, etc, with ticker tape as a sign of welcome
the ribbon of paper on which a ticker prints quotations or news.