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The ticking sound made by a clock.
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a ticking sound as made by a clock
(intr) to make a ticking sound
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1. an alternating ticking sound, as that made by a clock.v.i.
2. to emit or produce a ticking sound.
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Past participle: ticktocked
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|Noun||1.||ticktock - steady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock|
|Verb||1.||ticktock - make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"|
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ticktock[ˈtɪkˌtɒk] n → tic tac m inv
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