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Synonyms for trigger

Synonyms for trigger

Synonyms for trigger

lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun


a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

an act that sets in motion some course of events

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Analog triggers typically have a long re-arm cycle, and while re-arming, the instrument cannot react to trigger events, which means signal properties that should act as triggers are masked.
How much difference is there between your accuracy with a good trigger and a poor trigger?
The choice of monthly accrual periods for the DI's final year causes it to have significant OID and trigger the AHYDO provisions.
It requires all defenders on the front line to be one pass away from the opposition's Trigger (X2 and X1 in Diag.
Because the group had used neutron pulses to trigger the process, other researchers have been skeptical of its neutron readings.
The light trigger press may contribute to an unintentional discharge, requiring the user to operate a manual safety when carrying the weapon with the hammer cocked.
Wrist strap, Index-finger Trigger This is the most basic, and probably the most widely used, of all release styles.
First the process must perform change action appropriate to the trigger detected.
Seventeen states have passed laws that require safety devices like trigger locks.
The trigger press in fast shooting is less refined.
Many ARs come with a less-than-desirable trigger pull from the factory.