time tick

time tick

[′tīm ‚tik]
(communications)
A radio-broadcast time signal consisting of one or more short audible sounds or beats; in particular, one which is generated by an accurately controlled pulsed radio signal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Mark your spot with a pencil dot, repeat for each time tick, and connect your dots to make a line of your own.
Animal lovers can now literally watch time tick away for species like the cheetah, which has declined in abundance by half since the 1960s due to habitat loss and poaching.
THESE pupils at St Joseph's School in Loftus had time on their hands when they clocked up hours examining what made time tick in May 1982.
The Doctor's waiting Room In the library-like silence Of low voices and rustling magazines She smiled at the gurgling, sticky-faced child Whispering, "You'll be tomorrow's beauty queen" A grey old man with phlegm in his throat Coughing, wheezing, tapping his stick The clock on the wall spitting out time Tick; by tick; by tick Suddenly, silently, the room went dark As silvery blades knifed the sky Windows were slammed against the rain A rumbling bang belched out a refrain One would think that a band of Irish dancers Were tippa-tippa tapping on the window pane A tornading bluebottle scraped the air Playfully bouncing from brow to brow A droning buzz: A silent pause A high pitched feminine voice sang out "The doctor will see you now".
J WOODS, Gateshead TIME Tick tock goes the clock Time is moving on.
You will feel every second of the 111-minute running time tick by.
Northern Ireland's hopes of making it four wins out of four to start their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign were fading as time ticked down but McNair chose the perfect moment to score his first international goal, racing in from the left and firing under goalkeeper Aleksandr Gutor.
Olly Walden got the Students registered on the scoresheet just after the hour mark before an own-goal put Coats against the wall, the First Division sides' fear realised as time ticked into the final ten minutes when, with eight left on the clock, David Robinson fired the equaliser.
It was ten minutes from time before Michael Lattimer restored the lead for Hall - but as time ticked away David Stansfield equalised for Hebburn.
"He is a different type of player to Stevie, but at the same time ticks a lot of the same boxes.
Markets look a little less committed presently, wanting specifics from the ongoing U.S.-China trade talks and a break in the partial government shutdown, the consequences of which are becoming more evident as time ticks. Regarding the trade issue, U.S.
On the other hand, as time ticks on, there could be a case for a complete U-turn......!