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    trigger - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trigger

    Definition
    (noun) lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    Synonyms : gun trigger
    Definition
    (noun) a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen Definition
    (noun) an act that sets in motion some course of events
    Synonyms : induction , initiation
    Definition
    (verb) put in motion or move to act
    Example Sentence
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits
    Definition
    (verb) release or pull the trigger on
    Example Sentence
    • Trigger a gun
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trigger

A TRIGGER is a LEVER for releasing a spring. To trigger something off - set something into action.

trigger of a gun to Trigger a Bullet out of the gun!

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