ticker tape


ticker tape

noun

: long, thin pieces of paper on which news and stock prices are printed by a special machine (called a ticker)

Full Definition of TICKER TAPE

:  the paper ribbon on which a telegraphic ticker prints off its information

First Known Use of TICKER TAPE

1895

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