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Meaning of tick

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the
           clock" [syn: {tick}, {ticking}]
      2: any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed
         proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
      3: a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed
         etc.; "as he called the role he put a check mark by each
         student's name" [syn: {check mark}, {check}, {tick}]
      4: a light mattress
      v 1: make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away"
           [syn: {click}, {tick}]
      2: make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were
         ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight" [syn: {tick},
         {ticktock}, {ticktack}, {beat}]
      3: sew; "tick a mattress" [syn: {tick}, {retick}]
      4: put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each
         name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"
         [syn: {check}, {check off}, {mark}, {mark off}, {tick off},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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