trigger-happy

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activate mechanism with trigger or switch actuate , trip
firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released automatic firearm
pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released automatic , automatic pistol
part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled cock , hammer
(neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential facilitation
gun trigger that responds with little pressure hair trigger
transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder interrogation
stunt in which you spin the cylinder of a revolver that is loaded with only one bullet and then point the muzzle at your head and pull the trigger Russian roulette
autoloader that fires only one shot at each pull of the trigger semiautomatic firearm
small military force that serves as a first line of defense; if they become engaged in hostilities it will trigger the intervention of stronger military forces trip wire
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