trigger switch

trigger switch

[′trig·ər ‚swich]
(electricity)
A switch that is actuated by pulling a trigger, and is usually mounted in a pistol-grip handle.
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Fact 88] Early 1965 Mustangs were fitted with a very unique brake master cylinder with the brake light trigger switch and wiring built into its body.
The cartridge retainer can be supported in a gun handle with a trigger switch to actuate the pressure dispenser, or mounted on a stand and activated using a foot switch.
He hit the trigger switch worn by a suicide bomber - exploding the device and taking out five other heavily armed raiders.
In her hand was a thumb trigger switch that she threatened to detonate unless officials met her demands.
Fitted with a trigger switch and quick-change wheel release
I particularly like the comfy-grip handle and large, easy-to-use trigger switch.
When the front end or cable becomes worn, welding operators can double the life of their gun by removing the trigger switch and gooseneck and flip-flopping them to the back end.
Consumer Product Safety Commission, the trigger switch of the units can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The instrument is turned ON using a push button, while holding the trigger switch.
These clamps work with a pistol grip and allow the user to tighten or loosen the clamp by using just one hand on a trigger switch.