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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tick /ˈtɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tick /ˈtɪk/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tick n.  Credit; trust; as, to buy on, or upon, tick.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tick, v. i.
 1. To go on trust, or credit.
 2. To give tick; to trust.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tick, n.  Zool. (a) Any one of numerous species of large parasitic mites which attach themselves to, and suck the blood of, cattle, dogs, and many other animals. When filled with blood they become ovate, much swollen, and usually livid red in color. Some of the species often attach themselves to the human body. The young are active and have at first but six legs. (b) Any one of several species of dipterous insects having a flattened and usually wingless body, as the bird ticks (see under Bird) and sheep tick (see under Sheep).
 Tick bean, a small bean used for feeding horses and other animals.
 Tick trefoil Bot., a name given to many plants of the leguminous genus Desmodium, which have trifoliate leaves, and joined pods roughened with minute hooked hairs by which the joints adhere to clothing and to the fleece of sheep.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tick, n.
 1. The cover, or case, of a bed, mattress, etc., which contains the straw, feathers, hair, or other filling.
 2. Ticking. See Ticking, n.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tick, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Ticked p. pr. & vb. n. Ticking.]
 1. To make a small or repeating noise by beating or otherwise, as a watch does; to beat.
 2. To strike gently; to pat.
    Stand not ticking and toying at the branches.   --Latimer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tick, n.
 1. A quick, audible beat, as of a clock.
 2. Any small mark intended to direct attention to something, or to serve as a check.
 3. Zool. The whinchat; -- so called from its note. [Prov. Eng.]
 Death tick. Zool. See Deathwatch.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tick, v. t. To check off by means of a tick or any small mark; to score.
    When I had got all my responsibilities down upon my list, I compared each with the bill and ticked it off.   --Dickens.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the
           clock" [syn: 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]
      4: a light mattress
      v 1: make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away"
           [syn: click]
      2: make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were
         ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight" [syn: ticktock,
          ticktack, beat]
      3: sew; "tick a mattress" [syn: retick]
      4: put a check mark on or next to; "Please check each name on
         the list"; "tick off the items" [syn: check, check off,
          mark, mark off, tick off]