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.
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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.
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.
The Yorkshire-born singer, who started her career in clubs and on cruise ships, sets sail for the third series of her hit four-part travel show and this time ticks off her bucket list with a visit to California on Princess Cruises' 3,000-passenger Ruby Princess.
Glued to the screen and my eyes are bleeding, Time ticks a warning but I've no feeling.
You'll be left wanting more, so here's hoping time ticks on to 1887, 1888 and so on during the PS4's lifetime.