The smallest possible movement (up or down) in the price of a security. also called minimum fluctuation.
The number of stocks whose last trade was an up-tick or a down-tick.
The smallest unit price change allowed in trading a specific security. This varies by security, and can also be dependent on the current price of the security.
Smallest possible price alteration according to the contractual or trading conditions in transactions on futures or cash exchanges.
Any one of numerous species of large parasitic mites which attach themselves to, and suck the blood of, cattle, dogs, and many other animals. When filled with blood they become ovate, much swollen, and usually livid red in color. Some of the species often attach themselves to the human body. The young are active and have at first but six legs.
Any one of several species of dipterous insects having a flattened and usually wingless body, as the bird ticks (see under Bird) and sheep tick (see under Sheep).
blood-sucking parasite closely related to spiders.
Bloodsucking arachnids that constitute the acarine superfamily Ixodoidea, are much larger than the closely related mites, attach themselves to warm-blooded vertebrates to feed.
To make a small or repeating noise by beating or otherwise, as a watch does; to beat.
A quick, audible beat, as of a clock.
a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock"
make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away"
Any small mark intended to direct attention to something, or to serve as a check.
To check off by means of a tick or any small mark; to score.
a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"
put a check mark on or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"
A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of a second.
(or Unit Payment) The tick of a weather derivative contract is how much the payout changes per unit of the index.
the timing unit in a MIDI opus.
a unit of time in terms of which the connection pool timeout can be specified
Credit; trust; as, to buy on, or upon, tick.
To go on trust, or credit.
To give tick; to trust.
The cover, or case, of a bed, mattress, etc., which contains the straw, feathers, hair, or other filling.
a light mattress
sew; "tick a mattress"
an event which happens every hour, when the game is updated
an operation that updates the entire game state given that a variable amount of time called DeltaTime has passed
A tick is one hour in realtime. A new tick begins on the hour, when the game are updated.