Trigger vs Triggerless - What's the difference?

trigger | triggerless |

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.




(en noun)
  • A finger-operated lever used to fire a gun.
  • Just pull the trigger .
  • 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.
  • Derived terms

    * trigger-happy * trigger point * trigger warning


    (en verb)
  • 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.

    See also

    * (Trigger) * (Database trigger)




  • Without a trigger.