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a. A telegraphic instrument that receives news reports and prints them on paper tape.
b. Any of various devices that receive and display similar information, such as stock market quotations, electronically.
2. Slang A watch.
3. Slang The heart.
a. the heart
b. a watch
2. a person or thing that ticks
3. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange the US word for tape machine2
1. a telegraphic instrument that automatically prints stock prices, market reports, etc., on a paper tape.
2. one that ticks.
a. a watch.
b. the heart.
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|Noun||1.||ticker - the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"|
arteria coronaria, coronary artery - the artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart
athlete's heart - enlarged heart commonly found among athletes trained for endurance
biauriculate heart - a heart (as of mammals and birds and reptiles) having two auricles
cardiac muscle, heart muscle - the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction
valve - a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
|2.||ticker - a small portable timepiece |
analog watch - a watch that represents time by the position of hands on a dial
digital watch - a watch with a digital display
face - the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); "he dealt the cards face down"
movement - the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock); "it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"
pendulum watch - (18th century) a watch with a balance wheel having a fake pendulum attached to it
pocket watch - a watch that is carried in a small watch pocket
stem-winder - a watch that is wound by turning a knob at the stem
watch case - the metal case in which the works of a watch are housed
|3.||ticker - a character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on ticker tape|
Slang. The circulatory organ of the body: