from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The paper strip on which a telegraphic ticker prints.
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- n. Paper tape on which a stock ticker, news ticker or similar device would print incoming information.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a continuous thin ribbon of paper on which stock quotes are written
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A blizzard of ticker tape enveloped their parade as it moved between the skyscrapers—the so-called Canyon of Heroes—through the Financial District, along Broadway and Park Avenue, past a Manhattan-record turnout of an estimated four million.
To begin with, it was small change denaro spicciolo, as the Italians would say, and we knew it: Menaggio and Cadenabbias Coppa di Consiglio was not exactly the kind of event that has its results posted on the ticker tape at the bottom of ESPNs SportsCenter screen.
Typists were typing; clerks were filing; there was enough documentation in the living room to make confetti for a thousand ticker tape parades.