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tic (tik) n. a repeated and largely involuntary movement varying in complexity from the twitch of a muscle to elaborate well-coordinated actions. Simple tics occur in about a quarter of children and usually disappear within a year. See also Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. t. douloureux see neuralgia.

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tic / tik/ • n. a habitual spasmodic contraction of the muscles, most often in the face. ∎  a characteristic or recurrent behavioral trait; idiosyncrasy: I began with the kind of generalization that was one of my primary tics as a writer.

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tic Sudden and rapidly repeated muscular contraction, limited to one part of the body, especially the face.

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tic: see spasm.

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TIC

TIC (or tic) Law taken into consideration (of an offence)
• total inorganic carbon (in chemical analysis)
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