ticker

[ tik-er ]
/ ˈtɪk ər /

noun

a telegraphic receiving instrument that automatically prints stock prices, market reports, etc., on a paper tape.
a person or thing that ticks.
Slang. a watch.
Slang. the heart.

Origin of ticker

1820–30; 1880–85 for def 4; tick1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for ticker

ticker

/ (ˈtɪkə) /

noun

slang
  1. the heart
  2. a watch
a person or thing that ticks
stock exchange the US word for tape machine (def. 2)

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