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Meaning of TICKER

Pronunciation:  'tikur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on tickertape
  2. [n]  a small portable timepiece
  3. [n]  the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"

TICKER is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: heart, pump, stock ticker, watch
 See Also: analog watch, arteria coronaria, athlete's heart, biauriculate heart, cardiac muscle, cardiac valve, cardiovascular system, character printer, character-at-a-time printer, circulatory system, coronary artery, crystal, digital watch, face, heart muscle, heart valve, hunter, hunting watch, internal organ, movement, pendulum watch, pocket watch, serial printer, stem-winder, timekeeper, timepiece, valve, viscus, watch case, watch crystal, watch glass, wrist watch, wristwatch



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tick"er\, n.
    A telegraphic receiving instrument that automatically prints
    off stock quotations ({stock ticker}) and other news on a
    paper ribbon or ``tape.''
  2. \Tick"er\, n. [See {Tick}.]
    One who, or that which, ticks, or produces a ticking sound,
    as a watch or clock, a telegraphic sounder, etc.