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trip line

noun
1.
(in lumbering) a line for freeing a dog hook from a log at a distance.
2.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Two techniques, trip line and tracking, are used to record traffic data.
  • trip line techniques monitor specific zones on the roadway to detect the presence of a vehicle.

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