trip wire


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Noun1.trip wire - a small military force that serves as a first line of defensetrip wire - a small military force that serves as a first line of defense; if they become engaged in hostilities it will trigger the intervention of stronger military forces
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
2.trip wire - a wire stretched close to the ground that activates something (a trap or camera or weapon) when tripped overtrip wire - a wire stretched close to the ground that activates something (a trap or camera or weapon) when tripped over
wire - ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
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The sign was activated when a trip wire, which went across the road at bridge height, from the station wall to a lamppost on the central reservation, was broken by an approaching high bus," he reported.
Covering distances as long as 2-3 km, the system alarms in less than 1 sec, when a dangerous chemical crosses the trip wire beams anywhere in the protected area.
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Guard small or large spaces with the Spy Net Laser Trip Wire (RRP PS24.
The five day hearing was told that bits of a trip wire around the camp were missing and it was mended with paper clips.
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Flames and sparks are created when they mix, and a trip wire linked the thermos to the door, CBS News reports.
Once the trip wire is dealt with we'll be concentrating on the disposal of the incendiary devices.
An FBI official said a robot was used to disarm a trip wire and a primary bomb inside the apartment.
The team found nine pressure plates, four carbon rod contacts, raw ammonium nitrate and a fragmentation grenade rigged with trip wire.
Lance Corporal Matt Croucher, from Solihull, was awarded the coveted George Cross in 2008, after he threw himself on a grenade after walking into a trip wire while on patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan.