tick

  1. a metallic tapping sound
  2. any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
  3. a light mattress

Tick

Ticks are small arachnids in the order Parasitiformes. Along with mites, they constitute the subclass Acarina. Ticks are ectoparasites (external parasites), living by hematophagy on the blood of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles and amphibians. Ticks are vectors of a number of diseases, including Lyme disease, Q fever (rare; more commonly tra...
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tick

(tik) a blood-sucking parasitic arachnid, larger than a mite; there are two types, hard ticks and soft ticks. They spread numerous diseases, especially the tick fevers. argasid tick soft tick. hard tick , ixodid tick a tick of the family I...
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tick

[n] - a metallic tapping sound 2. [n] - a light mattress 3. [n] - any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis 4. [v] - make a sound like a clock or a timer 5. [v] - sew, as of mattresses
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Tick

• (v. i.) To strike gently; to pat. • (n.) Ticking. See Ticking, n. • (n.) A quick, audible beat, as of a clock. • (n.) The cover, or case, of a bed, mattress, etc., which contains the straw, feathers, hair, or other filling. • (v. i.) To go on trust, or credit. • (v. t.) To check off by means of a tick or any small ma...
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tick

<zoology> Any one of numerous species of large parasitic mites which attach themselves to, and suck the blood of, cattle, dogs, and many other animals. When filled with blood they become ovate, much swollen, and usually livid red in colour. Some of the species often attach themselves to the human body. The young are active and have at first b...
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tick

ticktack verb make a sound like a clock or a timer; `the clocks were ticking`; `the grandfather clock beat midnight`
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tick

ticking noun a metallic tapping sound; `he counted the ticks of the clock`
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Tick

Tick intransitive verb 1. To go on trust, or credit. 2. To give tick; to trust.
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Tick

Tick noun [ Abbrev. from ticket .] Credit; trust; as, to buy on, or upon, tick .
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Tick

Tick transitive verb To check off by means of a tick or any small mark; to score. « When I had got all my responsibilities down upon my list, I compared each with the bill and ticked it off.» Dickens.
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Tick

1)A new bird added to ones life list. 2)A bird observed on one's life list.
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Tick

a mark made by the referee in his notebook against a player who has committed a certain type of foul, but not so serious as to warrant a yellow card (see below). The referee indicates when a player is ticked by holding his notebook above his head. A player who is ticked twice in a match is cautioned and shown the yellow card.
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Tick

A minimum change in price, up or down.
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Tick

A tick is the minimum movement by which the price of a security, option, or index changes. With stoc
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Tick

A type of mite which is suited only to one host animal per species. They feed on the blood of the host.
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tick

a unit used in finance and investing to express the smallest measured change in a price or index. For example, at the Chicago Board of Trade in the U.S. a tick in the price of many agricultural commodities is equal to 1/4 cent ($0.0025) per bushel .
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tick

an informal unit of time equal to the length of one cycle of a clock. A tick of a computer system's clock, also called a jiffy, is usually 0.01 second. A tick in athletics is the smallest increment of time measured in a timed competition, usually 0.1 second or 0.01 second.
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Tick

An upward or downward movement in the price of a security.The minimum price... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/tick.htm?id=1440&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of tick'>more</a>
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tick

any of about 825 species of invertebrates in the order Parasitiformes (subclass Acari). Ticks are important parasites of large wild and domestic ... [16 related articles]
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tick

Any of the arachnid family Ixodoidae, order Acarina, of large bloodsucking mites. They have flat bodies protected by horny shields. Many carry and transmit diseases to mammals (including humans) and birds. Life cycle During part of their existence they parasitize animals and birds, for which they have developed a rostrum or beak composed of two bar...
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tick

cover of a mattress or pillow
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Tick

Is the minimum allowable price change increment for a futures, options or security transaction. It may be equal to 1, 5 or more basis points in terms of price. It may refer to an 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64 or other fraction of minimally acceptable change. The term is dependent on the rules of each market and exchange.
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Tick

Is the minimum allowable price change increment for a futures, options or security transaction. It may be equal to 1, 5 or more basis points in terms of price. It may refer to an 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64 or other fraction of minimally acceptable change. The term is dependent on the rules of each market and exchange.
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Tick

Refers to the minimum change in price a security can have, either up or down. Related: Point.
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