ticker tape

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ticker tape

n.
The paper strip on which a telegraphic ticker prints.

ticker tape

n
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

tick′er tape`


n.
the ribbon of paper on which a ticker prints quotations or news.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ticker tape - a continuous thin ribbon of paper on which stock quotes are writtenticker tape - a continuous thin ribbon of paper on which stock quotes are written
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Translations

ticker tape

nLochstreifen m; ticker tape welcome/paradeKonfettibegrüßung f/-parade f

ticker tape

nnastro di telescrivente (Am) (in parades) → stelle fpl filanti
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