ticker tape


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ticker tape

n.
The paper strip on which a telegraphic ticker prints.
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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
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tick′er tape`


n.
the ribbon of paper on which a ticker prints quotations or news.
[1900–05, Amer.]
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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
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Translations

ticker tape

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

nnastro di telescrivente (Am) (in parades) → stelle fpl filanti
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References in classic literature ?
While the megaphone barks at a famous hostelry, let me whisper you through the low-tuned cardiaphone to sit tight; for now things are about to happen, and the great city will close over them again as over a scrap of ticker tape floating down from the den of a Broad street bear.
1958 A ticker tape welcome was given to the crew of the Nautilus, the nuclear submarine that crossed the North Pole under the ice cap.
Cannon loads of ticker tape shot into the crowd as the phenomenon that is Lewis Capaldi strolled on to the stage in the Gardens and launched into his single Grace.
They were honoured with a ticker tape parade in New York City with 300 tons of paper showered over them.
USA!" and workers sounded air horns from a construction site as the hourlong parade moved up a stretch of lower Broadway that has long hosted so-called ticker tape parades for world leaders, veterans and hometown sports stars.
Amid chants of "equal pay," "USA" and streams of confetti, the World Cup-winning US women's soccer team was feted by tens of thousands of adoring fans with a ticker tape victory parade in New York on Wednesday.
Host Paul O'Grady thanks Simon Redwood, the surgeon who saved his life Fundraiser Freya Lewis embraces Louis Tomlinson as the chart-topper presents her with her award Dame Shirley Bassey with the team from Royal Papworth Hospital Host Paul O'Grady thanks Simon Redwood, the surgeon who saved his life Fundraiser Freya Lewis embraces Louis Tomlinson as the chart-topper presents her with her award Dame Shirley Bassey with the team from Royal Papworth Hospital FONE DIRECTION STAR STUNS FAN -FOOTBALL FAN MEETS HIS HEROES SHOT GIRL REUNITED WITH HER SAVIOURS -PAPWORTH PIONEERS HEROINE'S EMOTIONAL THANK YOU SOARING FINALE MUM'S TRIBUTE TO HER SON HILARIOUS HOST -Paul O'Grady Simon Redwood, the who saved his life Above: Ticker tape falls as the award winners assemble on stage for the finale
The term ticker tape is known as a device that was used to convey the information about trades on paper pieces.
If a couple of things coursed through his press conference a while after the ticker tape had settled on Sunday's win over Novak Djokovic, it was humility and honesty.
As they raised it to the sky fireworks exploded and blue and white ticker tape covered the pitch.