As a noun trigger
is a finger-operated lever used to fire a gun.
As a verb trigger
is to fire a weapon.
As an adjective triggerless is
without a trigger.
A finger-operated lever used to fire a gun.
A similar device used to activate any mechanism.
An event that initiates others, or incites a response.
(psychology) An event, experience or other stimulus that initiates a traumatic memory or action in a person.
(electronics) A pulse in an electronic circuit that initiates some component.
(computing) An SQL procedure that may be initiated when a record is inserted, updated or deleted; typically used to maintain referential integrity.
(online gaming) A text string that, when received by a player, will cause the player to execute a certain command.
(archaic) A catch to hold the wheel of a carriage on a declivity.
- Just pull the trigger .
* trigger point
* trigger warning
to fire a weapon
to initiate something
to spark a response, especially a negative emotional response, in (someone)
- This story contains a rape scene and may be triggering for rape victims.
* (Database trigger)
Without a trigger.