UK [ˈtrɪpˌwaɪə(r)] / US [ˈtrɪpˌwaɪr] noun [countable]
Word forms "tripwire":
singular tripwire plural tripwires
1) a piece of wire that is fixed to something such as a gun or a camera and operates it when someone touches or pulls the wire
2) a hidden piece of wire that is stretched just above the ground so that someone will fall over it

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