Search Result for "ticker tape":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a continuous thin ribbon of paper on which stock quotes are written;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ticker \Tick"er\ (t[i^]k"[~e]r), n. [See Tick.] 1. One who, or that which, ticks, or produces a ticking sound, as a watch or clock, a telegraphic sounder, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A telegraphic receiving instrument that automatically prints off stock quotations (stock ticker), market report, or other news on a paper ribbon or "tape." [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. an electronic instrument receiving information by transmision from a remote source and displaying it in readable fashion, not necessarily on paper tape (e.g. on a video display terminal or moving ribbon of electronically controlled lights). [PJC] 4. The heart. [Colloq.] [PJC] Ticker tape Tape from or designed to be used in a stock ticker, usu. of paper and being narrow but long. Stock ticker, an electro-mechanical information receiving device connected by telegraphic wire to a stock exchange, and which prints out the latest transactions or news on stock exchanges, commonly found in the offices of stock brokers. By 1980 such devices were largely superseded by electronic stock quotation devices. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ticker tape n 1: a continuous thin ribbon of paper on which stock quotes are written
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

81 Moby Thesaurus words for "ticker tape": American Stock Exchange, Amex, Mystik tape, Scotch tape, Wall Street, adhesive tape, band, bandage, batten, belt, board, bourse, bulletin board, card, catalog card, cellophane tape, cloth tape, commodity exchange, corn pit, curb, curb exchange, curb market, disc, exchange, exchange floor, fascia, file, filing card, fillet, film, friction tape, girdle, index card, lath, library catalog, ligula, ligule, list, magnetic tape, masking tape, microcard, microdot, microfiche, microfilm, motion-picture film, outside market, over-the-counter market, phonograph record, pit, plank, plastic tape, platter, quotation board, ribband, ribbon, scoreboard, scorecard, scoresheet, shred, slat, slip, spill, spline, stock exchange, stock market, stock ticker, strake, strap, strip, strop, taenia, tape, tape measure, tapeline, telephone market, the Big Board, the Exchange, third market, ticker, videotape, wheat pit