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Definition 1: a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers - [noun denoting artifact]

(ticking is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

Definition 2: a metallic tapping sound - [noun denoting event]

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

  • he counted the ticks of the clock

Synonyms for ticking in the sense of this definition

(ticking is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

(... is a kind of ticking ) steady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock

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