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trigger

US [ˈtrɪɡər]
UK [ˈtrɪɡə(r)]
  • n.触发器;(枪的)扳机;(尤指引发不良反应或发展的)起因;引爆器
  • v.触发;引起;发动;开动
  • Web板机;触发程序;启动
Plural Form:triggers  Present Participle:triggering  Past Tense:triggered  
trigger
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n.
1.
(枪的)扳机the part of a gun that you press in order to fire it
to pull/squeeze the trigger
扣扳机
He kept his finger on the trigger.
他的手指一直勾着扳机。
2.
~ (for sth).~ (to sth/to do sth)
(尤指引发不良反应或发展的)起因,诱因something that is the cause of a particular reaction or development, especially a bad one
The trigger for the strike was the closure of yet another factory.
触发这次罢工的是又一家工厂被关闭了。
3.
触发器;引爆器the part of a bomb that causes it to explode
nuclear triggers
核引爆器
v.
1.
~ sth (off)
发动;引起;触发to make sth happen suddenly
Nuts can trigger off a violent allergic reaction.
坚果可以引起严重的过敏反应。
2.
~ sth
开动;起动to cause a device to start functioning
to trigger an alarm
触发警报器

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