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Proc vs. Trigger

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Procverb

(video games) To cause a special event to occur.

Triggernoun

A finger-operated lever used to fire a gun.

‘Just pull the trigger.’;

Triggernoun

A similar device used to activate any mechanism.

Triggernoun

An event that initiates others, or incites a response.

‘Sleeping in an unfamiliar room can be a trigger for sleepwalking.’;

Triggernoun

A concept or image that upsets somebody.

‘I can't watch that violent film. Blood is one of my triggers.’;

Triggernoun

(psychology) An event, experience or other stimulus that initiates a traumatic memory or action in a person.

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Triggernoun

(music) An electronic transducer allowing a drum, cymbal, etc. to control an electronic drum unit or similar device.

Triggernoun

(music) A device that manually lengthens (or sometimes shortens) the slide or tubing of a brass instrument, allowing the pitch range to be altered while playing.

Triggernoun

(electronics) A pulse in an electronic circuit that initiates some component.

Triggernoun

(databases) An SQL procedure that may be initiated when a record is inserted, updated or deleted; typically used to maintain referential integrity.

Triggernoun

(online gaming) A text string that, when received by a player, will cause the player to execute a certain command.

Triggernoun

(archaic) A catch to hold the wheel of a carriage on a declivity.

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Triggerverb

(transitive) To fire a weapon.

Triggerverb

(transitive) To initiate something.

‘The controversial article triggered a deluge of angry letters from readers.’;

Triggerverb

To spark a response, especially a negative emotional response, in (someone).

‘This story contains a rape scene and may be triggering for rape victims.’;

Triggerverb

To activate; to become active.

Triggernoun

A catch to hold the wheel of a carriage on a declivity.

Triggernoun

A piece, as a lever, which is connected with a catch or detent as a means of releasing it; especially (Firearms), the part of a lock which is moved by the finger to release the cock and discharge the piece.

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Triggernoun

lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun

Triggernoun

a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

Triggernoun

an act that sets in motion some course of events

Triggerverb

put in motion or move to act;

‘trigger a reaction’; ‘actuate the circuits’;

Triggerverb

release or pull the trigger on;

‘Trigger a gun’;

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