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a source of danger or difficulty not easily foreseen and avoided

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an explosive mine hidden underground

an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty

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Investigators used Facebook to find the suspects and they admitted setting the booby traps but said they wanted to trap wild animals.
MENACE: These yobs were caught on CCTV insulting fire fighters on a job in Liverpool' ON FRONT LINE: Firefighters who are trying to save lives are coming under attack from gangs of yobs who often leave booby traps
Part Three deals with the Korean War, "police actions" and the Vietnam War in which the use of mines and booby traps figured significantly.
Around two warehouses containing 50 marijuana plants, Thomas Young, 42, of Palmdale had set up three booby traps that would fire a shotgun shell or rifle bullet at whoever tripped a wire trigger.
The five year contract calls for production and delivery of a series of Booby Trap Simulators to support training of the U.
They also found three booby traps that would fire a shotgun shell or rifle bullet at whoever tripped a wire trigger.
Many of the mines and booby traps were laid by KLA rebels as they lost ground.
Viruses, Worms and Malware Attacks Subside; Targeted Attacks Using Backdoors, Rootkits and Booby Traps on the Rise
The booby traps were props for movies,'' defense attorney Victor Salvas said during a break during Herrera's preliminary hearing Monday in Ventura Superior Court.
Families work together to infiltrate the Evil Guy Complex and unlock the safe where the plans for the Evil Guy Operations are kept, while helping each other to defeat the booby traps and avoid the complex's security guard and his vigilant dog.