IN ENGLISH: 1. n. an insect. EX. The deer tick is very tiny but can cause a human great trouble. 2. n. a slight mark in printing. EX. Quotes have two ticks: ". An apostrophy is one tick: '. EX. The tick mark is often used to set off a character string or message in calculator or computer programs. EX. In measurement, a tick stands for foot or feet, so, 9' by 12' means nine feet by 12 feet.

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