gun trigger, trigger(noun)
lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen
trigger, induction, initiation(verb)
an act that sets in motion some course of events
trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off(verb)
put in motion or move to act
"trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
release or pull the trigger on
"Trigger a gun"
A finger-operated lever used to fire a gun.
Just pull the trigger.
A similar device used to activate any mechanism.
An event that initiates others, or incites a response.
An event, experience or other stimulus that initiates a traumatic memory or action in a person.
A pulse in an electronic circuit that initiates some component.
An SQL procedure that may be initiated when a record is inserted, updated or deleted; typically used to maintain referential integrity.
A text string that, when received by a player, will cause the player to execute a certain command.
A catch to hold the wheel of a carriage on a declivity.
to fire a weapon
to initiate something
Origin: Originally tricker, from trekker, from trekken.
a catch to hold the wheel of a carriage on a declivity
a piece, as a lever, which is connected with a catch or detent as a means of releasing it; especially (Firearms), the part of a lock which is moved by the finger to release the cock and discharge the piece
Trigger was a 15.3 hands palomino horse, made famous in American Western films with his owner/rider, cowboy star Roy Rogers.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trig′ėr, n. a catch which when pulled looses the hammer of a gun in firing: a catch to hold a wheel when driving on steep ground. [Dut. trekker—trekken, to pull.]
Trigger, a San Francisco, CA-based company that has just launched its cross-platform mobile development framework targeted at web developers who want to be able to create native mobile apps.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Trigger' in Verbs Frequency: #972
The numerical value of Trigger in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Trigger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
The downside UK gas price trigger is now at 29.8 p/therm, close to where the relevant market trigger is now for the start of continental fuel switching.
Faith can move mountains and prayers trigger energy fountains.They both influence the Geo-magnetic forces and life manifests. Pray, energize, materialize, MickeyMize.
If people see me holding a poisonous plant they will mistake it for being edible, some people are so keen and quick on the trigger to collect that they will pick up anything.
Blade You better wake up. The world you live in is nothing but a sugarcoated topping There is another world beneath it. And if you want to survive it you better learn how to PULL THE TRIGGER
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Translations for Trigger
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- galletCatalan, Valencian
- spoušť, spouštěčCzech
- Abzug, Auslöser, auslösenGerman
- σκανδάλη, πυροδοτώGreek
- detonar, disparador, desencadenar, gatillo, apretar el gatilloSpanish
- laukaista, liipaisin, käynnistääFinnish
- snapScottish Gaelic
- kivált, elsütHungarian
- pemicu, pelatukIndonesian
- byssugikkur, gikkurIcelandic
- grilletto, detonatore, innesco, premere il grilletto, levetta, impulso, innescareItalian
- 引き金, トリガJapanese
- utløyser, utløserNorwegian
- afvuren, activeren, ontketenen, initiëren, vurenDutch
- utløysarNorwegian Nynorsk
- wyzwalacz, spustPolish
- gatilho, desencadearPortuguese
- спусковой крючок, триггерRussian
- spúšťač, spúšťSlovak
- ateşlemek, tetiklemeTurkish
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