Clicker

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Clicker (Print) One who as has charge of the work of a companionship.
    • Clicker One who stands before a shop door to invite people to buy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n clicker Same as click, 3.
    • n clicker A person employed by a shopkeeper to stand at the door and solicit custom.
    • n clicker In shoemaking, one who cuts out leather for the uppers and soles of boots and shoes.
    • n clicker In printing, as formerly and still sometimes conducted, the compositor who receives the copy of a work and distributes it among the other compositors, makes up the pages, and sets up head-lines, etc.; the leader of a companionship of typesetters.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Clicker the compositor who distributes the copy among a companionship of printers, makes up pages, &c.: one who cuts up leather for the uppers and soles of boots and shoes
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dim. of Clack.

Usage

In literature:

Her husband was a "clicker" from Stafford; he had been dead eight years.
"London's Underworld" by Thomas Holmes
In the midst of this struggle, Tom Dashall had nearly lost his fancy topper,{1} and Tallyho was secretly eased of his clicker.
"Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II." by Pierce Egan
Even Chicago and Mark Lane altered their prices as the finger of one of these calm men worked his clicker.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
A little south of Liskeard, on the way to Menheniot, is Clicker Tor, a mass of serpentine rock resembling the rocks of the Lizard.
"Nooks and Corners of Cornwall" by C. A. Dawson Scott
Let us have a patent 'clicker.
"The Suprising Adventures of Sir Toady Lion With Those of General Napoleon Smith" by S. R. Crockett
The wind clickered at the casement.
"In the Roar of the Sea" by Sabine Baring-Gould
At first his discourse was tender and persuasive, but his voice was drowned in the clicker of cups and saucers.
"Curiosities of Olden Times" by S. Baring-Gould
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In news:

When I was little, my mom always went to the grocery store with a list and a grocery clicker.
Using clickers for peer review of proofs.
Flipping the classroom and using clickers and other new products can only have a modest impact on student achievement.
The difference is that while the 60 Minutes codger drives you to reach for the clicker, Vowell's distinct, high-pitched grade-school voice—familiar to many from NPR's This American Life —soon softens in your ear.
Neither Hulu nor Clicker incorporates content that is on the home network.
Clicker Bottle -Opening Universal Remote: $16.99.
Turning iPhones Into 'Super-Clickers' for Classroom Feedback.
DANVILLE — While students in today's classrooms use iPads, e-readers, clickers and other high-tech equipment to enhance their learning, 15-year-old Seth Williford prefers a hammer.
Turning iPhones Into 'Super-Clickers' for Classroom Feedback .
All faculty and instructors, across all its centers, have the option to implement the clickers, in the way they wish.
How did your initiative to implement clickers campus wide begin.
As a working group we decided to make a plan to implement clickers campus wide, and to standardize on one clicker.
About as digital as most Americans get on election night is to operate the channel clicker.
In peer instruction, students are given multiple choice questions to consider individually, followed by an individual vote on the question using a clicker.
Is there any home accessory more fought over than the remote control TV-loving dads have long had to establish that they are masters of their domain by commandeering the clicker from the kids.
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In science:

Clickers in the large classroom: current research and best-practice tips.
Biological Concepts Instrument (BCI): A diagnostic tool for revealing student thinking
Upon consideration of this, saccades and fixations are factors to be noted which are both related to eye movements. For clicking purposes, the Eye GUIDE Clicker software was introduced.
Eye-GUIDE (Eye-Gaze User Interface Design) Messaging for Physically-Impaired People
For clicking purposes, the Eye GUIDE Clicker software was introduced.
Eye-GUIDE (Eye-Gaze User Interface Design) Messaging for Physically-Impaired People
The lectures were held in a studio space to encourage interaction, and included clicker questions and small group discussion.
The Relativity Concept Inventory: development, analysis and results
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