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TICK, contracts. Credit; as, if a servant usually buy for the master upon tick, and the servant buy something without the master's order, yet, if the master were trusted by the trader, he is liable. 1 Show. 95; 3 Keb. 625; 10 Mod. 111; 3 Esp. R. 214; 4 Esp. R. 174.

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SCIENTISTS studying a wild breed of sheep say they have discovered what makes the body's seasonal clock tick.
Increasing processor frequency is not really innovative; the real trick is improving processor architecture so you get the most out of every clock tick, which is what AMD has done.
execute certain instructions in 1/2 core clock tick.
In essence, it's about a group of people watching the clock tick after a terrible disaster has seemingly struck.
com features English and Reverse English (buyer-initiated) auctions, as well as Dutch and Reverse Dutch (in which prices descend with each clock tick, until all units are sold).