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Definition of "triggering" []

  • Present participle of trigger. (verb)
  • Action of the verb to trigger (noun)
  • The initiation of an action (noun)
  • That triggers or initiates (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "triggering" in a sentence
  • "I think we should tax the banks, and penalize them for their role in triggering the downturn, but we also need to drop the sense of entitlement."
  • "Her research involves testing the role that blood vessel dysfunction plays in triggering Alzheimer's disease."
  • "Holy cow, I just realized the terrific Kris & Dean Show that you and Dean taught last September focused mostly on “pivot skills” – i.e. those skills that have the most impact (with the least effort) in triggering a cascade of learning in new writers."