trip wire

trip wire


Definition of TRIP WIRE

:  a low-placed concealed wire used especially in warfare to trip an enemy or trespasser and usually to trigger an alarm or explosive device when moved
:  something (as a small military force) intended to function like a trip wire (as to set a larger military force in motion)

First Known Use of TRIP WIRE



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