ticker

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ticker(
tih
-
kuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(heart)
a. el corazón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor told me I have a faulty ticker and may need an operation.El médico me dijo que tengo un problema en el corazón y que quizás tenga que operarme.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(watch)
a. el reloj
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Grandpa got his old ticker out and wound it before announcing it was time for bed.El abuelo sacó su viejo reloj y le dio cuerda antes de decirnos que era hora de acostarse.
3. (remote printer)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el teletipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ticker printed stock prices onto a strip of paper.El teletipo imprimía las cotizaciones bursátiles en una tira de papel.
b. el teleimpresor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The information was transmitted to the ticker over the telegraph wires.La información se transmitía al teleimpresor a través de las líneas del telégrafo.
4. (electronic display)
a. el cintillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you want to send us a message, you'll see our contact information on the ticker at the bottom of your screen.Si quiere enviarnos un mensaje, verá nuestros datos de contacto en el cintillo en la parte inferior de su pantalla.
b. el cintillo de noticias
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ticker on the 10 pm news said there had been a horrible train accident.El cintillo de noticias del noticiero de las 10 pm decía que había habido un accidente ferroviaro horrendo.
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ticker [ˈtɪkəʳ]
noun
(watch) reloj (m); (heart) corazón (m);
modifier
ticker tape (n) cinta (f) de teletipo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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