tick

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發音
tick
定義
名詞 
A tiny woodland arachnid of the suborder Ixodida.
詞源
名詞 
A relatively quiet but sharp sound generally made repeatedly by moving machinery.
The steady tick of the clock provided a comforting background for the conversation.
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名詞 
A mark on any scale of measurement; a unit of measurement.
At midday, the long bond is up a tick.
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名詞 
A jiffy (unit of time defined by basic timer frequency).
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意思註釋
computing
名詞 
口語
A short period of time, particularly a second.
I'll be back in a tick.
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意思註釋
colloquial
名詞 
(AU,NZ,IE)
a mark (✓) made to indicate agreement, correctness or acknowledgement; checkmark.
Indicate that you are willing to receive marketing material by putting a tick in the box.
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意思註釋
Australia, New Zealand, Britain, Ireland
名詞 
俚語
A lifer (bird seen by a birdwatcher for the first time) that is uninteresting and routine, thus merely a tick mark on a list.
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意思註釋
birdwatching, slang
名詞 
The whinchat; so called from its note.
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動詞 
To make a clicking noise similar to the movement of the hands in an analog clock.
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動詞 
To make a tick mark.
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動詞 
非正式
To work or operate, especially mechanically.
He took the computer apart to see how it ticked.
I wonder what makes her tick.
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意思註釋
informal
動詞 
To strike gently; to pat.
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名詞 不可數名詞
Ticking.
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意思註釋
uncountable
名詞 
A sheet that wraps around a mattress; the cover of a mattress, containing the filling.
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名詞 
口語
Credit, trust.
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意思註釋
Britain, colloquial
動詞 
To go on trust, or credit.
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動詞 
To give tick; to trust.
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名詞 
廢棄用語
A goat.
Tickhill.
Tickham.
Ticknock.
Tickenhall Drive.
Tickenhill Manor.
Tickenhurst‎.
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意思註釋
obsolete, place names
名詞 動詞 形容詞 副詞 其它
詞源
From Old English ticia ‎(“parasitic animal”), from West Germanic, compare Dutch teek, German Zecke.
From Middle English tek ‎(“light touch", "tap”)
From Middle English tike, probably from Middle Dutch, from Latin theca ‎(“cover”)
From ticket
From Middle English tichen ‎(“a goat”), from Old English ticcen ‎(“a young goat”). Cognate with German Ziege ‎(“a billy goat”), German Zicke ‎(“a nanny goat”).
參考書目
  • 維基詞典 :tick (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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