the ribbon of paper on which a ticker prints quotations or news.
- Also called tape.
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How to use ticker tape in a sentence
When they applied a voltage, levels of the trigger sequence were elevated and recorded into the DNA ticker tape.New Research Could Enable Direct Data Transfer From Computers to Living Cells | Edd Gent | January 11, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Imagine an mRNA as a long ticker tape carrying instructions.What are the ingredients of Pfizer’s covid-19 vaccine? | Konstantin Kakaes | December 9, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
One of the earliest ticker-tape parades was for Teddy Roosevelt when he returned from an African safari in 1910.
We certainly should not hold a ticker-tape parade for anybody else before then, no matter who wins what championship.
But that is not the same as a ticker-tape parade offering thanks specifically to those who served in Afghanistan and Iraq.
If I brought down the Mob,” the Rev. Al Sharpton demanded on Monday, “I want my ticker tape parade.
Also, arrangements could be made with some reliable brokerage house to have him supplied with the ticker tape each day.Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
He is one of those born newspaper men who could not live out of sight of the ticker-tape, and the copy-hook and the proof-sheet.Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed | Edna Ferber
Maxwell turned half around, with his hands full of papers and ticker tape.The Four Million | O. Henry
It rained ticker tape for hours, and people in offices tore up telephone books and added the bits of paper to the rainstorm.Famous Flyers | David Goodger (email@example.com)
There were plenty of whistles blowing, plenty of ticker tape, and parades for the returning hero.Famous Flyers | David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
British Dictionary definitions for ticker tape
stock exchange a continuous paper ribbon on which a tape machine automatically prints current stock quotations
ticker-tape reception or 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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