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“… time's ticking down focus at this point …”

meanings of ticking


  1. A marking that occurs on some horses. It involves white flecks of hair at the flank, and white hairs at the base of the tail, called a skunk tail or rabicano. Sometimes referred to as birdcatcher ticks.
  2. An illusional style of dance where one moves his or her body to the "tic" of the music creating a strobe or animated effect.
  3. A sound of something ticking.
  4. A strong cotton or linen fabric used to cover pillows and mattresses.


  1. Present participle of tick.