The device for doing this can be the so-called public-option “trigger.”
A kid who comes across as arrogant or nasty or ill-informed about the college can trigger a negative interview report.
Whoever pulled the trigger (so to speak) on this acquisition may have just been caught up in the moment.
To ornament or adorn, often garishly •Also tricked-out as an adjective: He tricked out his ride
An action causing the automatic invocation of a procedure, for instance to preserve referential integrity. A triggers goes into effect when a user attempts to modify data with an insert, delete, or update command. A trigger can instruct the system to take any number of actions when a specified change is attempted. By preventing incorrect, unauthorized, or inconsistent changes to data, triggers help maintain the integrity of the database.
[Sybase SQL Server Release 10.0 Transact-SQL User's Guide].