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Verb
Present participle for 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
Present participle for 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
Present participle for to expand and contract rhythmically
Verb
Present participle for to indicate in some way for later reference
Verb
Present participle for to carry out or accomplish
Noun
A regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch
“So what does irregular handwriting, with sudden loops, squashed sprawls, and verticals ticking like metronomes, say about the man?”
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