hair trigger definition

  • noun:
    • A gun trigger modified to answer a rather small pressure.
    • a trigger therefore constructed as to discharge a firearm by a very small stress, as because of the touch of a hair.
    • In a firearm, a secondary trigger managing a safety locking product which secures the main trigger, by which the piece is fired.
    • a gun trigger that reacts with little to no force

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