a regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch.
In a sport in which the times are measured in hundredths of a second, she beat Giove, who took second, by 20 ticks of the clock.
a check mark.
A map of the Urus-Martan area is black from ticks and marks indicating ordnance.
the smallest recognized amount by which a price of a security or future may fluctuate.
If you want to further refine the trailing buy stop technique, you can lower your buy order the next day to the level one tick above the latest price bar.
a parasitic arachnid that attaches itself to the skin of a terrestrial vertebrate from which it sucks blood, leaving the host when sated. Some species transmit diseases, including tularemia and Lyme disease.
It takes 24 hours for a tick to transmit Lyme disease, so rapid removal is important.
If you buy it on tick it'll be worn out before you've finished paying for it.