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noun. ['ˈtɪkɪŋ'] a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers.
Rhymes with Ticking
Sentences with ticking
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
The clock starts ticking on the date the damage occurred, known as the date of loss.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Move the clock to a flat surface to adjust the ticking of the clock.
Quotes about ticking
1. I asked if she wanted kids. She said her clock is ticking. I said, That’s because I set it five minutes ahead when you weren’t looking.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE
2. There are six reasons anyone does anything: Love. Faith. Greed. Boredom. Fear..."he said, ticking them off on his fingers; but he lingered on the last, drawing a deep breath before he said, "Revenge.
- Ally Carter, Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover
3. Holding this soft, small living creature in my lap this way, though, and seeing how it slept with complete trust in me, I felt a warm rush in my chest. I put my hand on the cat's chest and felt his heart beating. The pulse was faint and fast, but his heart, like mine, was ticking off the time allotted to his small body with all the restless earnestness of my own.
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
noun. ['ˈtɪkɪŋ'] a metallic tapping sound.