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trip

1. 
a. any catch on a mechanism that acts as a switch
b. (as modifier): trip button
2. a surge in the conditions of a chemical or other automatic process resulting in an instability
3. Informal a hallucinogenic drug experience

trip

[trip]
(engineering)
To release a lever or set free a mechanism.
(mining engineering)
The line of cars hauled by mules or by motor, or run on a slope, plane, or sprag road.
An automatic arrangement for dumping cars.
(ordnance)
Part of the mechanism of some firearms, released by the action of the trigger.
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Travelers can even share their trip itineraries with their friends and family who are planning a similar trip, and they can use the plan as a template and customize it to make it their own.
Domestic tourism trips in the Kingdom during the last school mid-term break had crossed one million trips, with tourism spent totaling 2.
While these initiatives remain imperative, many retailers and manufacturers are realizing that other trip types may offer untapped opportunity.
The editors experienced the kind of trip that could only be arranged with the help of a solid network in-country.
So anyway, I guess I'll wrap up this article by saying some shit like, Dude, we all had such a rad time and even though we barely knew each other when the trip started .
Additionally demographic and trip characteristics were acquired through camp resources.
This study attempted a systematic synthesis of the study results for the effectiveness of field trip on science achievement.
Last year, language arts played a prominent role in the field trip on early American journalism.
Asked why this Pope travelled so much, Bishop Marini stated that the Mass was at the heart of every trip made--"otherwise its civil aspect would predominate.
said, "If someone develops SARS while traveling, they are definitely covered, but if they have already booked a trip and then cancel it because of the potential of getting sick, it's nonrefundable and not affected by State Department alerts or other similar alerts.
Middle and North Sister require technical climbing skills, but a local outfitter and guide service, Timberline Mountain Guides, can help you to the summit during a three-day trip.
Dan McGinnity, a spokesperson for Travel Guard International, says travel insurance policies cost 5% to 7% of your total trip, and cover five basic areas: trip cancellation, trip interruption, emergency medical services, medical evacuation, and a 24-hour emergency travel assistance service.