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hair trigger

[′her ‚trig·ər]
(ordnance)
The trigger of a firearm when it is delicately balanced so as to fire easily.
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Will you resist any attempt to put military action on a hair trigger to be pulled by any state which chooses,' he asked.
Featuring one-on-one interviews with former astronauts as they describe their experiences in space, viewers will also get their very own backstage pass as the Inaugural Crew experiences hair trigger reactions and unexpected deviations as they attempt to land the spacecraft safely on Mars.
Featuring a roller system for smooth activation and no trigger travel for crisp, clean releases, the Insider's forward trigger helps archers take advantage of lost draw length when shooting a string loop and is adjustable from heavy to hair trigger.
Another union boss admitted his members were on a hair trigger after years of cuts.
Lovano's dodging, fidgety compositions are always rhythmically rooted, most of these runaway tunes featuring hair trigger interplay between Idris Mohammed's constantly varying drum patterns and Cameron Brown's detailed bass fingering.
0 MP Capture Model 1125 Trail Camera, with its super simple setup, and Hair Trigger Technology.
One of the Brownings had an extended barrel and a hair trigger.
Most importantly, like most of the Fletcher releases, the Flathead is designed to be a hair trigger release.
The release was specifically designed as a hair trigger release.
Fortunately, the Stealth can be set to a hair trigger (amount of travel) without a problem via a small setscrew.
Now scientists have discovered another previously unknown function of Tregs, as hair triggers.