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noun tick·er \ˈti-kər\

Simple Definition of ticker

  • : a machine that receives and prints out stock prices and other news on long, thin pieces of paper

  • : a narrow area that shows information across the top or bottom of a television or computer screen

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ticker

  1. :  something that ticks or produces a ticking sound: asa :  watchb (1) :  a telegraphic receiving instrument that automatically prints off information (as stock quotations or news) on a paper ribbon (2) :  a graphic on which information is scrolled across the top or bottom of a television or computer screenc slang :  heart

Examples of ticker in a sentence

  1. The news came over the ticker.

  2. Exercise is good for your ticker.



1821

First Known Use of ticker

1821


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