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Noun
A regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch
“The tireless tick of the clock could be heard during lulls in the conversation.”
Noun
A mark used to indicate that an item in a list is correct, chosen or dealt with
“Items to be displayed are indicated on the list with a tick.”
Noun
A short moment or period of time
“Just hang on a tick. I'll be back in a minute.”
Noun
A pest, typically a minute arachnid
Noun
A pulse, such as of electrical energy
Noun
A sudden, sharp cracking sound
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Noun
One who habitually relies on or exploits others while giving nothing in return
Verb
To produce a recurrent tapping sound
“As he lay with his heart beating, he heard the clock tick from the bottom of the stairs, as loudly as if it were close to his ears.”
Verb
To mark or check off, such as on a document or list
“Please tick here if you do not want to receive any promotional material.”
Verb
To expand and contract rhythmically
Verb
To carry out or accomplish
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