Translation of "trigger" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈtrɪɡ·ər/ us /ˈtrɪɡ·ər/

the part of a gun that you pull when you shoot


(Translation of “trigger” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈtriɡə/

a small lever on a gun, which is pulled to make the gun fire

He aimed the rifle at her, but did not pull the trigger.

anything which starts a series of actions or reactions

(técnica) disparador; (figurado) desencadenante
The election may have been the trigger for a series of terror attacks.

(Translation of “trigger” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)