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English noun: ticker

1. ticker (body) the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body

SamplesHe stood still, his heart thumping wildly.

Synonymsheart, pump

Broader (hypernym)internal organ, viscus

Narrower (hyponym)athlete's heart, biauriculate heart

Part holonymarteria coronaria, cardiac muscle, cardiac valve, coronary artery, heart muscle, heart valve, valve

Part meronymcardiovascular system, circulatory system

2. ticker (artifact) a small portable timepiece


Broader (hypernym)horologe, timekeeper, timepiece

Narrower (hyponym)analog watch, digital watch, hunter, hunting watch, pendulum watch, pocket watch, stem-winder, wrist watch, wristwatch

Part holonymcrystal, face, movement, watch case, watch crystal, watch glass

3. ticker (artifact) a character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on ticker tape

Synonymsstock ticker

Broader (hypernym)character printer, character-at-a-time printer, serial printer

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