HyperDic: ticker

English > 3 senses of the word ticker:
NOUNbodyticker, heart, pumpthe hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs
artifactticker, watcha small portable timepiece
artifactticker, stock tickera character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on ticker tape
ticker > pronunciation
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English > ticker: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body.
Synonymsheart, pump
Part ofcirculatory system, cardiovascular systemThe organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
Partscardiac muscle, heart muscleThe muscle tissue of the heart
coronary artery, arteria coronariaThe artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart
heart valve, cardiac valveA valve to control one-way flow of blood
valveA structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
Narrowerathlete's heartenlarged heart commonly found among athletes trained for endurance
biauriculate heartA heart (as of mammals and birds and reptiles) having two auricles
Broaderinternal organ, viscusA main organ that is situated inside the body
English > ticker: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small portable timepiece.
Partscrystal, watch crystal, watch glassA protective cover that protects the face of a watch
faceThe side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)
movementThe driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)
watch caseThe metal case in which the works of a watch are housed
Narroweranalog watchA watch that represents time by the position of hands on a dial
digital watchA watch with a digital display
hunter, hunting watchA watch with a hinged metal lid to protect the crystal
pendulum watch(18th century) a watch with a balance wheel having a fake pendulum attached to it
pocket watchA watch that is carried in a small watch pocket
stem-winderA watch that is wound by turning a knob at the stem
wristwatch, wrist watchA watch that is worn strapped to the wrist
Broadertimepiece, timekeeper, horologeA measuring ... / measuring instrument or device for keeping time
Verbstickmake a sound like a clock or a timer / timer
English > ticker: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on ticker tape.
Synonymstock ticker
Broadercharacter printer, character-at-a-time printer, serial printerA printer that prints a single character at a time

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