I was awake to hear it, couldn't shut down the ticking in my head. A DARKENING STAIN (2002)Gear out of stores, cables run, the cruise turbine barely ticking over, the manoeuvring turbine powering the ship. LET NOT THE DEEP (2002)The only sound in the room was the ticking of the large clock above the classroom door. THE UNORTHODOX MURDER OF RABBI MOSS (2002)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， ticking 是3万个最常用词之一。
ticking 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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