ticker tape


  • Man reading ticker tape
    Man reading ticker tape
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ticker tape a continuous thin ribbon of paper on which stock quotes are written
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In literature:

He turned his head so that he could see the ticker-tape as it reeled off.
"The Cost" by David Graham Phillips
Maxwell turned half around, with his hands full of papers and ticker tape.
"The Four Million" by O. Henry
For two days he clung to the ticker tape as to a life line.
"The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson
Honest, he was so rattled he didn't know whether he was usin' the roller towel or runnin' over the ticker tape.
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
The ticker clicks a sort of death-watch as the merciless tape, without hitch or let up, reels off destruction.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
The man with his nose glued to the ticker globe is a professional operator who trades from the tape.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
The ticker was silent, but a portion of the tape fluttered between his gloved fingers.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
It rained ticker tape for hours, and people in offices tore up telephone books and added the bits of paper to the rainstorm.
"Famous Flyers" by J. J. Grayson
Ticker tape news, 89.
"Copyright: Its History and Its Law" by Richard Rogers Bowker
They studied a wall calendar and listened to the chatter of a ticker tape stock machine in an adjoining office.
"Dan Carter Cub Scout" by Mildred A. Wirt

In poetry:

Polluted, bridged by girders, banked by concrete,
now it bisects a polyglot metropolis,
ticker-tape, taxi, brothel, foot-lights country,
à-la-mode always.
"River Profile" by W H Auden

In news:

Might a ticker-tape parade be in order next.
Stereolab Ticker-Tape of the Unconscious dots and loops.
Giants' Ticker-Tape Parade Part of a Proud Tradition.
The city spent $331,000 on its last ticker tape parade, the 2008 Super Bowl win by the Giants, according to reports.
The Super Bowl champion New York Giants were honored on Tuesday in legendary New York City fashion - with a ticker-tape parade on Lower Broadway along a stretch that has become known as the Canyon of Heroes.
Ticker-tape parade for New York Giants on Broadway.
The New York Giants are celebrating their Super Bowl win with a ticker-tape parade in the Canyon of Heroes on Broadway, where the city has honored stars for almost a century.
New York City will be hosting a ticker-tape parade and City Hall ceremony for Super Bowl champions New York Giants.
The rally is scheduled for 3 pm at Met Life stadium on Tuesday, following a ticker tape parade through Lower Manhattan.
City to fete Giants With Ticker-Tape Parade.
Lil Watches the Ticker Tape With Some Odd Characters.
Ticker Tape Dominates in Providencia.
Edited from track reports British import Ticker Tape dominated a field of 12 fillies in Sunday's $113,700 Providencia Stakes at Santa Anita Park for the richest win and the biggest margin of victory in her 10-race career.
Ticker -tape parade planned for Tuesday to celebrate Giants Super Bowl win.
NEW YORK (AP) – New York City will host a ticker -tape parade and ceremony in honor of the World Series champion New York Yankees.

In science:

We concentrate on those sequences which would be presented one bit at a time, such as in a ticker-tape or in the case when someone is actively flipping a coin.
Effective Generation of Subjectively Random Binary Sequences
For the lesson on velocity, we use a standard device (shown in figure 7). A long thin paper tape (“ticker-tape”) is attached to a low friction cart (shown at the left) and run through a “tapping device” that taps a sharp point onto the tape through a piece of carbon paper at a fixed rate.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
Fig. 7: Pasco low-friction cart and ticker-tape tapper.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
When a spreadsheet requires more than one table, stack unrelated blocks vertically (like a web page) or horizontally (like ticker tape), but not both (a bulletin board).
New Guidelines For Spreadsheets