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trigger word

n
a word that initiates a process or course of action
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This is being done to eliminate the need for using 'Alexa' trigger word repeatedly after each query.
Although concerns over privacy have little technical merit -- the device has no processing capability unless the trigger word is recognised -- market psychology is a current obstacle.
ii) finding mentions of event participants that are expressed by actants of the trigger word.
He believes that it was deleted after an automated system detected a trigger word, rather than because of a complaint.
For example, 28% appearance of the word "activates" is trigger word while 72% is common word [4].
In fact, the word "because" is a good example of a trigger word.
As well as practical advice on how to feed, bathe and hold babies, discipline toddlers (MTs or Mobile Troopers) and entertain and transport them, the book is full of top tips including: "A commando dad always has his kitbag squared away, ready for redeployment" (a kitbag being a changing bag on civvy street), and "As your MT gets older, have a trigger word that tells them you need them to be quiet straight away.
If a company is embroiled in a hot issue being debated locally, it may be possible to buy targeted twitter ads that would post the company message every time a Twitter user inputs a predetermined trigger word like quarry.
Reference to the definition of event in ACE evaluation (1), a trigger word indicates the existence of an event.
They are told Magnificent Melvin is going to put them all in a trance but BB has told them all individually they are to pretend to be hypnotised when BB says a trigger word.
indicates that the Communist Party would like to create a new, Pavlovian trigger word for this period in its psychological warfare, and believes 'Birchite' might be put into the language this way, replacing 'McCarthyite,'" Hunter explained.