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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers; A metallic tapping sound.

Usage examples (27)
  • Verb (used without object) : The hours ticked by
  • Verb (used with object) : The clock ticked the minutes
  • They insist they're dealing with what they call ticking bombs, trying to prevent terror strikes that are already in the works.
  • The fly-half's ability to keep the scoreboard ticking is improving; his goalkicking is as reliable as anyone's. for more
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