tick-tock


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tick-tock

(ˈtɪktɑk)
1. n. a heart. (see also ticker.) My tick-tock is as strong as an ox’s.
2. n. a watch or clock. (Juvenile.) Wind your tick-tock before you forget.
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Haswell will have an updated microarchitecture keeping in line with the 'tock' of the tick-tock cadence where tick represents a shrinking of manufacturing process.
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Weighted, 180[degrees] tick-tock flex-tension testing that has successfully achieved 750,000 cycles.
The tick-tock of the clock swallowed by the croc was a constant reminder that Hook's time might be short.
A traditional tick-tock sound and flashing indicators allow students to easily keep music pace.
At Canaan's Edge is a tick-tock history of several different, interwoven stories as they evolved through these three years.
Soon afterwards the alarm will go off and (so we're continually being told by well-meaning scientists) you'll be able to think of very little else but the tick-tock, boom-boom, brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrriiingg of your body clock.
clockwork tick-tock finely and discreetly dissolved in a time of finesse
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The classroom further comes to life for the child with sounds such as the school bell and pencil sharpener, and even a moving clock that makes tick-tock sounds.
Another tweet simply said "Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock" with an image of Sony Smartwatch.
I say he has tick-tock legs - he moves them backwards and forwards like a pendulum all night.
A town's clock is in tick-tock shape again after being saved by a heritage grant.
In The New York Times' tick-tock story on our efforts, Ellwood gleefully described my role as "right-wing hack?