Definition of Tripwires

1. Noun. (plural of tripwire) ¹



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Definition of Tripwires

1. tripwire [n] - See also: tripwire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tripwires

triptyca
triptycas
triptycene
triptycenes
triptych
triptychs
tripudia
tripudiary
tripudiation
tripudiations
tripudium
tripuhyite
tripulant
tripus
tripwire
tripwires (current term)
tripy
triquadrantal
triquark
triquarks
triquetra
triquetrae
triquetral
triquetral bone
triquetral bones
triquetral fracture
triquetrals
triquetras
triquetrous
triquetrous cartilage

Literary usage of Tripwires

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1. Deposit Insurance: A Strategy for Reform by Richard L. Fogel (1998)
"However, any deviation from the tripwires should be justified in writing by the regulatory authorities. Unavailable or inaccurate information on banks' ..."

2. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"However, due to prohibitive costs...it was decided instead to focus on measures to ensure that the mines are not used with tripwires. ..."

3. Bosnia: Country Handbookedited by Diane Publishing Staff, Diane Publishing edited by Diane Publishing Staff, Diane Publishing (1998)
"tripwires are straight or angled. Some AP mines can be laid m water to 1.5 m deep. AP mines used in the current crisis may be difficult to detect, ..."

4. Credit Unions: Available Information Indicates No Compelling Need for by Richard J. Hillman (2005)
"NCUA stated that it concurred with views expressed by many within the credit union industry that the current PCA tripwires were too high. ..."

5. Landmines: A Deadly Legacy by Arms Project (Human Rights Watch), Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.) (1993)
"Deminers will often hang thin wire rods to detect tripwires. C. Neutralization and Destruction After location and detection of a mine, it must be either ..."

6. Still Killing: Landmines in Southern Africa by Alex Vines, Arms Project (Human Rights Watch) (1997)
"... ground and the tripwire attached to a fixed object. More than one mine can be attached to several tripwires, or several tripwires attached to one mine. ..."

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