Definition of "tripwires" [tripwires]

  • (noun) Plural form of tripwire.

Use "tripwires" in a sentence

  • "Law enforcement agencies, particularly the Federal Bureau of Investigation, maintain a number of "tripwires" designed to encourage people who sell everyday products that could be used to make explosives to notify agents of any suspicious behavior or purchases."
  • "Nations peacekeeper withdrawal and Egyptian troop movements into the Sinai, as one of the three "tripwires" which would drive Israel to war."
  • "It is the second phase of networking that will provide NATGRID with the analytical capability to cross-link different pieces of information and flag "tripwires" that indicate some unlawful or terrorist activity is in progress or likely to take place."

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