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a. The lever pressed by the finger to discharge a firearm.
b. A similar device used to release or activate a mechanism.
2. Something that precipitates a particular event or situation.
3. Electronics A pulse or circuit that initiates the action of another component.
tr.v. trig·gered, trig·ger·ing, trig·gers
1. To set off; initiate: remarks that triggered bitter debates; allergens that trigger asthma attacks.
2. To fire or explode (a weapon or an explosive charge).

[Dutch trekker, from Middle Dutch trecker, from trecken, to pull.]


1. (Mechanical Engineering) engineering (of a device) that sets something off
2. causative
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Overuse of fingers and its association to triggering has not been well studied, and it is challenging to draw a strong conclusion as to why dominant hand trigger fingers are more common.
Triggering allowed users to isolate critical parts of a waveform, which facilitated faster and more comprehensive circuit troubleshooting.
According to Chris Jones, Managing Director at sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon, it is important to understand the different available sensor triggering methods for measuring position and their impact on measurement cycle times.
When measuring the position of moving targets in production and process automation environments, it is important to understand the different methods of sensor triggering, their impact on measurement cycle times and the benefits they can offer over continuous measurement.
It is entirely possible that Nick was pulling through the shot differently when triggering with the spring than with the hard trigger.
Triggering is a critical factor in the measurement performance of oscilloscopes.
"Triggering in the digital domain has significant benefits.
Sibley for his groundbreaking work recognizing the role of upper respiratory viral infections in triggering MS attacks.
A welcome consequence of the latest results, Crum adds, is that other researchers should find the uranium-based triggering method easier to reproduce than the neutron one.
367(a) regulations, certain nonrecognition transfers of stock, securities or assets are not triggering events with respect to outstanding GRAs, provided that the U.S.
* BUY-SELL AGREEMENTS LET OWNERS, or shareholders and a corporation, agree to the terms and conditions of a future sale to smooth the transfer of an ownership stake under certain triggering events.
This prevents your triggering the release prematurely and gives you a better feel for the timing of the shot, an important aspect of hunting accuracy.