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trigger

  

      n  
1    a small projecting lever that activates the firing mechanism of a firearm  
2      (Machinery)   a device that releases a spring-loaded mechanism or a similar arrangement  
3    any event that sets a course of action in motion  
      vb   tr  
4    usually foll by: off   to give rise (to); set off  
5    to fire or set in motion by or as by pulling a trigger  
     (C17 tricker, from Dutch trekker, from trekken to pull; see trek)  
   triggered             adj  
  triggerless      adj  
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trigger, triggerless, trier, trig

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