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Definition 1: a character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on ticker tape - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ticker in the sense of this definition

(ticker is a kind of ...) a printer that prints a single character at a time

Definition 2: a small portable timepiece - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ticker in the sense of this definition

(ticker is a kind of ...) a measuring instrument or device for keeping time

(... is a kind of ticker ) a watch that represents time by the position of hands on a dial

(... is a kind of ticker ) a watch that is wound by turning a knob at the stem

(... is a kind of ticker ) a watch that is carried in a small watch pocket

(... is a kind of ticker ) (18th century) a watch with a balance wheel having a fake pendulum attached to it

(... is a kind of ticker ) a watch with a hinged metal lid to protect the crystal

(... is a kind of ticker ) a watch with a digital display

(... is a kind of ticker ) a watch that is worn strapped to the wrist

(ticker is a part of ...) the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)

"it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"

(ticker is a part of ...) the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)

"he dealt the cards face down"

(ticker is a part of ...) a protective cover that protects the face of a watch

(ticker is a part of ...) the metal case in which the works of a watch are housed

Definition 3: the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body - [noun denoting body]

Samples where ticker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

Synonyms for ticker in the sense of this definition

(ticker is a kind of ...) a main organ that is situated inside the body

(... is a kind of ticker ) enlarged heart commonly found among athletes trained for endurance

(... is a kind of ticker ) a heart (as of mammals and birds and reptiles) having two auricles

(ticker is a part of ...) the artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart

(ticker is a part of ...) the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction

(ticker is a part of ...) a valve to control one-way flow of blood

(ticker is a part of ...) a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it

(... is part of ticker) the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body

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