tripper

[trip-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that trips.
2.
Machinery.
a.
a tripping mechanism; a trip.
b.
an apparatus causing a signal or other operating device to be tripped or actuated.
3.
British Informal. a person who goes on a pleasure trip or excursion; excursionist.
4.
Slang. a person who is under the influence of a hallucinogenic drug, especially LSD.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see trip1, -er1

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tripper (ˈtrɪpə)
 
n
1.  a person who goes on a trip
2.  chiefly (Brit) a tourist; excursionist
3.  another word for trip
4.  a.  any device that generates a signal causing a trip to operate
 b.  the signal so generated

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Example sentences
But by summer he had shown himself to be an ego-tripper, trifling with other people's fears.
On the other hand, an inveterate road-tripper may find a more loaded model to his liking.
The tripper is a device that discharges material from a belt conveyor.
Prior to the tripper plate, the flame was laminar and steady.
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