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tripper

1. another word for trip (sense 1)
2. 
a. any device that generates a signal causing a trip to operate
b. the signal so generated

tripper

[′trip·ər]
(civil engineering)
A device activated by a passing train to work a signal or switch or to apply brakes.
(mechanical engineering)
A device that snubs a conveyor belt causing the load to be discharged.
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If the Tripper can be used on more than one company, why not the Mega Rider or Day Ticket?
DAY TRIPPER Tours Wed-Sun from mid March to October.
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