In the United States, there are five times as many psychologists as there are in UK. That might be self-indulgent but the Americans want to know what makes them tick .
"The will to have" worked its tentacles into the flesh of her heart-like some burrowing tick
Screening and Biological Characteristics of Virus Seed for Preparation of Vero cell-derived Tick-borne Encephalitis Vaccine
Tick off an item on the list
tick anticoagulation peptide(TAP)
There was a nice red tick in the margin
Tick the sentence in which the underlined word has the some meaning as it does in the reading text.
2 Cases of Erythema Migrans Caused by Tick Bite
Immunogencity among Instars of the Tick Haemaphysalis Longficornis
Yet, step into any fast-food restaurant and you will be greeted with warm and friendly service from young waiters and waitresses,they will make you rethink what makes the city tick
this experience should raise the question concerning possible transport of Crimean--Congo hemorrhagic fever virus or other tick-borne pathogens to new locales.
When interest rates move up a tick .
Wait a tick !
Just wait a tick !
Excuse me. Back in a tick .
Curious about what makes people tick .
Russian tick-borne encephalitis
Methods to Define Laneways Loose Zone of Tick Coal Seam with Enriched Gas and Spontaneous Combustion
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At home, in the poor cottage, she took out the egg; ’tick , tick,’ it said, as if it had been a valuable gold watch; but that it was not, only an egg-a real, living egg.
What makes the computer tick ?
An indehiscent legume,as of the tick trefoil,usually constricted between the seeds and separating at maturity into one-seeded segments.
She always comes to the tick .
At nine o’clock the venerable diagnostician Dr. William Tick declared this meeting of the X club in session
Tick the box below that describes your situation.
Indicate the nature of the programme you wish to undertake in China please tick
The teacher puts a tick next to right answers and a cross next to wrong ones.
Cloning and Sequence Analysis of Metalloproteinase Gene of rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides Tick
You must tick EITHER box A or box B
Could I have these things on tick ?
2.A fabric case stuffed with feathers or other material to form a mattress or pillow.
‘‘Yes sir,’ she whispered as Jeeka entered the house with the full straw _ticks_ .’
‘They reach for the money, which is very close to where Huck is standing, and move it to the straw _tick_ under the feather bed.’
3.A mark (?) used to indicate that an item in a list or text is correct or has been chosen, checked, or dealt with.
‘The paper then comes back with a _tick_ or a cross on it and nothing more!’
‘Each feature description also included a screenshot and a _tick_ mark indicating whether it made significant use of graphics or not.’
‘I shan’t be a _tick_ ’
‘I’ll be with you in a _tick_ ’
5.A parasitic arachnid which attaches itself to the skin of a terrestrial vertebrate from which it sucks blood, leaving the host when sated. Some species transmit diseases, including tularaemia and Lyme disease.
‘Usually at the moment of the stinging, the _ticks_ release anaesthetic substances, which makes the place of bite invisible and people are unaware of what has happened.’
‘It also repels and kills deer _ticks_ that may transmit Lyme Disease.’
6.A parasitic louse fly, especially the sheep ked.
7.A regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch.
‘the comforting _tick_ of the grandfather clock’
‘The tireless _tick_ of the clock could be heard during lulls in the conversation.’
8.A worthless or contemptible person.
‘he was shown up in court for the little _tick_ that he was’
‘By comparison with Richard, then, John has been seen as a weedy little _tick_ .’
‘the printer agreed to send the brochures out on _tick_ ’
‘It also means the good countries can operate on _tick_ for years.’
10.The smallest recognized amount by which a price of a security or future may fluctuate.
‘This establishes a baseline volume for the day to which all subsequent _ticks_ can be related.’
‘The 10-year bond fared somewhat better, losing 11 _ticks_ .’
1.(of a clock or other mechanical device) make regular short, sharp sounds, typically one for every second of time that passes.
‘I could hear the clock _ticking_ ’
‘I think I had watched the clock _tick_ for 4 hours when it claimed only ten minutes had go by.’
2.(of time) pass.
‘the minutes were _ticking_ away till the actor’s appearance’
‘And our dwindling supply of eggs is getting more addled with every day that _ticks_ by.’
3.Mark (an item) with a tick or select (a box) on a form, questionnaire, etc. to indicate that something has been chosen, checked, approved, or dealt with.
‘just _tick_ the appropriate box below’
‘Most of the 600,000 are palpably unmoved, merely _ticking_ the place off their list.’
4.Proceed or progress.
‘her book was _ticking_ along nicely’
‘Local eateries were doing very well, while the pubs seemed to be doing well also and, for business in general, things were _ticking_ along better than last year.’
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