ticker
1. [ noun ] a small portable timepiece
Synonyms: watch
Related terms: timepiece wristwatch analog_watch hunter digital_watch pendulum_watch pocket_watch stem-winder face watch_case movement crystal tick
2. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body
Synonyms: heart pump
Examples:

"he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"

Related terms: internal_organ biauriculate_heart athlete's_heart circulatory_system coronary_artery valve heart_valve cardiac_muscle
3. [ noun ] character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on tickertape
Synonyms: stock_ticker
Related terms: character_printer
Similar spelling:   Tischer
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