trip cord

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trip cord (plural trip cords)

  1. A cord, line, lanyard, or wire that, when pulled, mechanically activates a device.
    Seeing the trip cord of a bouncing Betty nearby gave us cold chills, and we moved all the more slowly through the woods.
  2. A type of electrical extension cord: see pad.

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Last modified on 11 November 2012, at 00:34