• Trigger (firearms), a mechanism that actuates the firing of firearms
  • Image trigger
    Image trigger
    An image trigger initiates the capture of single or multiple frames of a digital camera by analysing the signals of its sensor.For capturing and analysing of fast moving objects An image trigger initiates the capture of single or multiple frames of a digital camera by analysing the signals of its...

    , a device used in highspeed cameras
  • Schmitt trigger, an electronic circuit
  • Trigger circuit, IBM's name for a flip-flop
    Flip-flop (electronics)
    In electronics, a flip-flop or latch is a circuit that has two stable states and can be used to store state information. The circuit can be made to change state by signals applied to one or more control inputs and will have one or two outputs. It is the basic storage element in sequential logic...

  • In electrical engineering
    Electrical engineering
    Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. The field first became an identifiable occupation in the late nineteenth century after commercialization of the electric telegraph and electrical...

    , logic
    In philosophy, Logic is the formal systematic study of the principles of valid inference and correct reasoning. Logic is used in most intellectual activities, but is studied primarily in the disciplines of philosophy, mathematics, semantics, and computer science...

     electrical signal changing status (1 or 0) upon manual or automated command, or by detection, used to initiate a synchronized (remote) command and/or to start recording electrical channels.
  • Trigger (trombone), a switch that enables a trombonist to switch from one set of tubing to another
  • Trigger pad, a device used in electronic percussion
  • USS Trigger (SS-237)
    USS Trigger (SS-237)
    was a Gato-class submarine, the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the triggerfish, any of numerous deep-bodied fishes of warm seas having an anterior dorsal fin with two or three stout erectile spines....

    , a submarine
  • USS Trigger (SS-564)
    USS Trigger (SS-564)
    USS Trigger , a , was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the triggerfish, any of numerous deep-bodied fishes of warm seas having an anterior dorsal fin with two or three stout erectile spines....

    , a submarine


  • The Trigger
    The Trigger
    The Trigger is a 1999 science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke and Michael P. Kube-McDowell. It is an attempt to explore the social impact of technological change.- Plot summary :The Trigger starts in the early to mid 21st century...

    , a 1999 science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke and Michael P. Kube-McDowell
  • Trigger (horse)
    Trigger (horse)
    Trigger was a palomino horse, made famous in American Western films with his owner/rider, cowboy star Roy Rogers.-Pedigree:...

    , owned by cowboy star Roy Rogers
  • Trigger (Only Fools and Horses)
    Trigger (Only Fools and Horses)
    Trigger is a character in the popular BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses. He is played by actor Roger Lloyd Pack....

    , a fictional character from the BBC sit-com Only Fools and Horses
  • Trigger, a fictional horse in Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)
    Ernie (the Fastest Milkman in the West)
    "Ernie " is an innuendo-laden comedy or novelty song, written and performed by the English comedian Benny Hill...

  • Trigger Argee
    Trigger Argee
    Trigger Argee is a fictional character in a series of science fiction short stories by James H. Schmitz, starting from 1958. As her first name implies, she inherited the ability to be a crack shot with the sidearms of her day from her father. In the novel A Tale of Two Cocks she even operates...

    , a fictional character in a series of science fiction short stories by James H. Schmitz
  • Devil Trigger, a transformation ability found in the Devil May Cry
    Devil May Cry
    is an action game developed and published by Capcom, released in 2001 for the PlayStation 2. Although it is the first game in the series of the same name, the events in Devil May Cry are second in the series storyline's chronological order, taking place after Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening and...

  • Silent Trigger
    Silent Trigger
    Silent Trigger is a 1996 film directed by Russell Mulcahy starring Dolph Lundgren and Gina Bellman about a sniper and his female spotter. Lundgren plays a former hitman sent on a mission by a secretive "Agency", to assassinate a target from an abandoned skyscraper in construction...

    , a 1996 film starring Dolph Lundgren
  • Trigger, Jr.
    Trigger, Jr.
    Trigger, Jr. is a 1950 American film starring Roy Rogers.-Plot:Manion allows a killer horse to roam free and ruin valuable horses on nearby ranches. His plan is to "shakedown' the ranchers for protection...

    , a 1950 American film starring Roy Rogers
  • Trigger (film)
    Trigger (film)
    Trigger is a Canadian comedy-drama film, released in 2010. Directed by Bruce McDonald, the film stars Molly Parker and Tracy Wright as Kat and Vic, former rock stars reuniting their band Trigger for the first time since their retirement....

    , a 2010 Canadian film
  • Trigger, a 2009 novel by Todd Durrant
  • Trigger, a Japanese animation studio
    Animation studio
    An animation studio is a company producing animated media. The broadest such companies conceive of products to produce, own the physical equipment for production, employ operators for that equipment, and hold a major stake in the sales or rentals of the media produced...

     founded by Hiroyuki Imaishi
    Hiroyuki Imaishi
    is a Japanese key animator and anime director. His style is marked by fast and frantic animation combined with elaborate storyboarding and punchy direction.-Early career:Imaishi began his career at Gainax in 1995 as a key animator on Neon Genesis Evangelion...


  • Herman "Trigger" Alpert
    Trigger Alpert
    Herman "Trigger" Alpert is an American jazz double-bassist. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.Alpert attended Indiana University in the late 1930s and moved to New York City, where he played with Alvino Rey in 1940 and with Glenn Miller soon after...

    , American jazz bassist
  • Trigger (band)
    Trigger (band)
    Trigger is a Serbian hard rock/heavy metal band from Belgrade.-History:The band was formed in 2005. During the same year, the band started working on the songs for their debut album, enetering the studio in 2006. The lineup changed several times during the work on the album, but became stable at...

    , Serbian hard rock/heavy metal band
  • Trigger (guitar), the Martin N-20 guitar played by Willie Nelson.
  • Trigger (EP)
    Trigger (EP)
    -Video:The music video for the single "Trigger" featured In Flames playing a club and being constantly pestered and booed by the members of Soilwork, with interspersed footage of other incidents between the two bands. The Soilwork video for "Rejection Role" showed the situation vice versa, Soilwork...

    , an EP by the Swedish band In Flames
  • "Trigger", a bonus song by The Rasmus
    The Rasmus
    The Rasmus are a Finnish rock band that formed in 1995 in Helsinki while the band members were still in upper comprehensive school. The original band members were Lauri Ylönen , Eero Heinonen , Pauli Rantasalmi and Janne Heiskanen...

     from their 2005 album Hide from the Sun
    Hide from the Sun
    Hide from the Sun is the sixth studio album by the Finnish rock band The Rasmus, originally released in mainland Europe, the UK, Scandinavia and Japan on 12 September 2005. It received Platinum status in Finland and sold more than 15,000 in the UK alone. All in all Hide from the Sun sold 400,000...

  • "Trigger", a song by Zion I
    Zion I
    Zion I are a hip hop duo from Oakland, California. The duo consists of producer DJ AmpLive and MC Zumbi. The group is known to its followers for Amp's futuristic production techniques, using a mix of live instrumentation and samples, and Zumbi's positive and socially conscious lyrics. Zion I...

     & The Grouch
    The Grouch
    The Grouch may refer to:*Dyskolos, a comedy by the Greek dramatist Menander whose title has been translated as The Grouch, The Curmudgeon, or The Misanthrope*The Grouch *Oscar the Grouch, a character on Sesame Street...

     from Heroes in the City of Dope
    Heroes in the City of Dope
    Heroes in the City of Dope is a collaboration album by West Coast hip hop artists Zion I and The Grouch, released October 10, 2006 on Om Records. The album features production from Zion I's producer Amp Live, The Grouch and his fellow Living Legends member Eligh. Guest appearances are provided by...

  • "Trigger", a song by In Flames
    In Flames
    In Flames is a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, formed in 1990. Since the band's inception in 1993, they have released ten studio albums and one live DVD...

  • "Trigger", a song by Michael Graye


  • Environmental trigger, a factor caused (or aided) by the environment
  • Trauma trigger
    Trauma trigger
    A trauma trigger is an experience that triggers a traumatic memory in someone who has experienced trauma. A trigger is thus a troubling reminder of a traumatic event, although the trigger itself need not be frightening or traumatic....

    , an event causing traumatic memories or feelings to resurface
    -Technology:* Trigger , a mechanism that actuates the firing of firearms* Image trigger, a device used in highspeed cameras* Schmitt trigger, an electronic circuit* Trigger circuit, IBM's name for a flip-flop...

    , development of a pea starch film with trigger biodegradation properties for agricultural applications
  • Bruce Trigger
    Bruce Trigger
    Bruce Graham Trigger, was a Canadian archaeologist, anthropologist, and ethnohistorian.Born in Preston, Ontario, he received a doctorate in archaeology from Yale University in 1964. His research interests at that time included the history of archaeological research and the comparative study of...

    , archeologist


  • Hibernation induction trigger
    Hibernation induction trigger
    Hibernation induction trigger is a substance found in the blood of hibernating animals. If blood is taken from a hibernating squirrel in the winter and injected into another squirrel in the spring, the normally active squirrel will be more prone to hibernation when placed in cold dark conditions...

    , a blood substance that induces hibernation
  • Seizure trigger
    Seizure trigger
    A seizure trigger is a factor that can cause a seizure in a person who either has epilepsy or does not. There are many known causes of seizures, and in some patients, it is possible to determine what triggers seizures in general or has led to the onset of a particular seizure...

    , a factor that can cause a seizure
  • Spawning triggers
    Spawning triggers
    Spawning triggers are environmental cues that cause fish to breed. Most commonly they involve sudden changes in the environment, such as changes in temperature, salinity, and the abundance of food. Catfish of the genus Corydoras, for example, spawn immediately after heavy rain, the specific cues...

    , environmental cues that cause fish to breed


  • Trigger (particle physics)
    Trigger (particle physics)
    In particle physics, a trigger is a system that uses simple criteria to rapidly decide which events in a particle detector to keep when only a small fraction of the total can be recorded. Trigger systems are necessary due to real-world limitations in data storage capacity and rates...

    , hardware or software based device for the (online-)selection of specific event classes from large datasets
  • ATLAS trigger system


  • Trigger, a verb conjugation specifying the subject's role in languages with Austronesian alignment
    Austronesian alignment
    Austronesian alignment, commonly known as the Philippine- or Austronesian-type voice system, is a typologically unusual morphosyntactic alignment that combines features of ergative and accusative languages...

  • Casus belli
    Casus belli
    is a Latin expression meaning the justification for acts of war. means "incident", "rupture" or indeed "case", while means bellic...

    , an event triggering a war

See also

  • Chrono Trigger
    Chrono Trigger
    is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1995. Chrono Triggers development team included three designers that Square dubbed the "Dream Team": Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of Square's Final Fantasy series; Yuji Horii, a...

    , a video game about time travel
  • Trigger agreement
    Trigger agreement
    The term trigger agreement refers to a tactic utilized by the Service Employees International Union during their Justice for Janitors campaign. If employers agree not to interfere with the SEIU’s organizing efforts, then the SEIU promises not to commence bargaining efforts until a majority of the...

  • Trigger film
    Trigger film
    A trigger film is a type of short social guidance educational film intended for student audiences. It is often presented in elementary and middle school classrooms and carry themes that are often about subjective topics such as morality, ethics, and safety...

    , a type of short social guidance educational film intended for student audiences
  • Trigger finger
    Trigger finger
    Trigger finger, trigger thumb, or trigger digit, is a common disorder of later adulthood characterized by catching, snapping or locking of the involved finger flexor tendon, associated with dysfunction and pain...

  • Triggerfish
    Triggerfishes are about 40 species of often brightly colored fishes of the family Balistidae. Often marked by lines and spots, they inhabit tropical and subtropical oceans throughout the world, with the greatest species richness in the Indo-Pacific...

  • Trigger Happy (disambiguation)
  • Trigger holdoff, on an oscilloscope
  • Trigger law
    Trigger law
    A trigger law is a nickname for a law that is unenforceable and irrelevant in the present, but may achieve relevance and enforceability if a key change circumstances occur.-Examples:...

    , a nickname for a law that is unenforceable and irrelevant in the present
  • Trigger list
    Trigger list
    Trigger list in its most general meaning refers to a list whose items are used to initiate certain actions.- United States: Private financial information:...

    , a list whose items are used to initiate ("trigger") certain actions
  • Trigger plant
  • Trigger point
    Trigger point
    Trigger points, also known as trigger sites or muscle knots, are described as hyperirritable spots in skeletal muscle that are associated with palpable nodules in taut bands of muscle fibers. Trigger point practitioners believe that palpable nodules are small contraction knots and a common cause of...

    , in injury and massage
  • Trigger strategy
    Trigger strategy
    In game theory, a trigger strategy is any of a class of strategies employed in a repeated non-cooperative game. A player using a trigger strategy initially cooperates but punishes the opponent if a certain level of defection is observed...

    , in gaming
  • Trigger Man (disambiguation)
  • Trigger Pals
    Trigger Pals
    - Cast :*Art Jarrett as Lucky Morgan*Lee Powell as Stormy*Al St. John as Fuzzy*Dorothy Fay as Doris Allen*Ted Adams as Harvey Kent*Nina Guilbert as Minnie Archer*Stanley Blystone as Steve*Ernie Adams as Pete*Earl Douglas as Henchman Jake...

    , a 1939 American film
  • Michael "Trigger Mike" Coppola (1904-1966), a New York City mobster
  • Dual trigger insurance
    Dual trigger insurance
    Dual Trigger insurance is an insurance program where the limit, premium, or retention are linked to one or more contingencies other than insurable hazards. Such contingencies are often external to the buyer, objectively measurable, and uncorrelated with the hazard risk covered under the program...

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