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ticker

noun tick·er \ˈti-kər\

: 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

Full Definition of TICKER

:  something that ticks or produces a ticking sound: as
a :  watch
b (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 screen
c slang :  heart
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Examples of TICKER

  1. The news came over the ticker.
  2. Exercise is good for your ticker.

First Known Use of TICKER

1821

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