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Definition of the noun tic
What does tic mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: tics
- a local and habitual twitching especially in the face
Specialised definition of the noun tic
Glossary of sports
a sudden involuntary spasmodic muscular contraction, especially of facial, neck or shoulder muscles, which may become more pronounced when someone is stressed (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
- Tic appeared in 2001 film The Wash.
- profession: Actor
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- Tic a.k.a. Johnny Rich is an actor.
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tic
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Intangible Materialism (2009)
The Body, Scientific Knowledge, and the Power of Language by Ronald Schleifer
A simple motor tic is a sudden, brief, contraction of a localized muscle group, such as to cause the face to twitch or shoulder to jerk.
A Practical Information-Theoretic Approach by Kenneth P. Burnham, David R. Anderson
Still, TIC is an important conceptual advance. Thus, investigators working in applied data analysis...
Neurology in Africa (2015)
by William P. Howlett
Tics A tic is a brief stereotyped irresistible repetitive purposeful movement. It differs from chorea in that it can be voluntarily suppressed at will for a short while. Simple tics like blinking, grimacing or shoulder shrugging are common in children ...
by James White, Barbara O'Hanlon, Grace Chee, Emmanuel Malangalila, Adeline Kimambo, Jorge Coarasa, Sean Callahan, Ilana Ron Levey, Kim McKeon
TIC is a govern- ment agency with a high degree ofautonomy and receives its funding from multiple sources: government, donor, and other income (generated by fees and advisory services). TIC is the focal point for investors; it is a “one stop ...
The Medical News (1905)
A Weekly Medical Journal ...
Tic is a coordinated or systematized movement with a definite object in view, repeated frequently and in exaggerated fashion.
by Katherine M. Fortinash, Patricia A. Holoday Worret
A tic is a sudden, rapid, involuntary, and repetitive movement or vocalization ( American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Although tics are experienced as irresistible, some patients are able to suppress them for varying lengths of time.
Statistical Tools by Wim J. van der Linden
One drawback to TIC is that it requires relatively large samples in order to estimate elements of the two K× K matrices for adjusting bias.
A Journal of Neurology
A tic is a co-ordinated purposive act, provoked in the first instance by some external cause or by an idea ; repetition leads to its becoming habitual and finally to its involuntary reproduction without cause and for no purpose, at the same time as ...
by Jon E. Grant, Samuel R. Chamberlain, Brian L. Odlaug
Tic Disorder: A tic is a sudden, rapid, recurrent, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization (e.g., eye blinking, throat clearing). Tics are typically less complex than compulsions and are not aimed at neutralizing obsessions. Distinguishing ...
Diagnosis and Medical and Surgical Management by Michael S. Okun, MD, Ramon L. Rodriguez, MD, Frank M. Skidmore, MD
A tic is an involuntary movement or vocalization that is usually sudden onset, brief, repetitive, stereotyped but nonrhythmical in character, frequently imitating normal behavior, often occurring out of a background of normal activity. Tics are ...
Technical, Analytical and Nutritional Aspects by Alan J. Buglass
TIC is the most common scanning mode, especially when it is needed to identify unknown components of a mixture. If, however, there is some prior knowledge of the components or if we are searching for specific substances in a mixture, then ...
by Jean Tannis Dennerll, Phyllis E. Davis
Dia/gnos/tic is the adjectival form of diagnosis and dia/gnos/e is the verb. When the results of the / / (adjective) tests are complete, the physician will / / (verb ) the condition of the patient. 9.32 A sign is objective information about the patient ...
Often these situations involve “Troops in Contact” (TIC). A TIC is an unplanned engagement occurring when US or NATO ground forces unexpectedly come into contact with insurgent forces. According to ...
History, Theory, Technology, and Products by Inna P. Borovinskaya, Alexander A. Gromov, Evgeny A. Levashov, Yuri M. Maksimov, Alexander S. Mukasyan, Alexander S. Rogachev
TiC mark SHS (obtained by element synthesis) was produced in a trial- production facility under the fol- lowing conditions: in a multipurpose SHS-30 reactor, from titanium powders, with the particles' diameter no more than 200 μm, and with ...
by Joseph Segen
tic. Habit spasm A complex of multiple abrupt, coordinated involuntary and/or compulsive spasms, including eye blinking, facial gestures, vocalizations, shoulder shrugging, etc which, when controlled, may be followed by more intense and ...
by Henry Kellerman
characterized by involuntary motility or tics: chronic motor tic disorder— involving three or fewer muscle groups; Tourette's disorder—wide variety of bodily ...
Glossary Global severity score – This score is derived by summing the total motor tic score, total phonic tic score, and overall impairment rating (range 1⁄4 0–100). Overall impairment rating – Score rated on a 50-point scale anchored by 0 (no ...
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- Tic Meaning
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- Heartland AEA TIC Brad Grout Dallas Center Grimes Middle School Language Arts
- Heartland AEA TIC Danielle McCandless Elementary Language Arts and Literacy
Danielle uses iBook authoring with students to create teacher and student portfolios. Many Student examples are altered in order to protect student identities.
- TAG QUESTION (TIC - ESL Class) - Odianis!!
This video is about Tag question, its structure, practices and examples (from...
- TIC K-12 Foreign Language - Emily Orna
Emily, Spanish teacher at Waukee High School, will share ways she extends communication with audiences outside of her classroom walls as well as bringing ...
- Heartland AEA TIC, Jon Fisher Woodward Granger High School, Language Arts
This session will focus on various tools used in a 9-12 Language Arts classroom. A tentative list of tools includes: PollEverywhere.com, GoogleSites, ...
- TIC K-12 Foreign Language - Jason Noble
Expanding the Walls of your Classroom Jason, Spanish teacher at Pella Christian HS and Vice President of the Iowa World Language Association (IWLA), will ...
- TIC K-12 Foreign Language - Joe Sallen
Joe, Spanish teacher at Boone High School, will share how he has used Nearpod and other various tools to support instruction in his classroom. Nearpod is a ...
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- The Y.K. Dictionary - Tic
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Quotes about Tic
The Bet (Naani)
Life's nasty little clock
Speeds up in staccato tic tac
As Drinks and Drugs feed on
Death placed his bet and mocks.
February 20,2012 (Cynthia Buhain-Baello)
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Scrabble value of T1I1C3
The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine