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


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


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·ing n.  A strong, closely woven linen or cotton fabric, of which ticks for beds are made. It is usually twilled, and woven in stripes of different colors, as white and blue; -- called also ticken.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the
           clock" [syn: tick]
      2: a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers