2017年4月28日 星期五

passersby, trigger, triggerman, outtrigger



Ingram Pinn’s illustration of the week: Hair Triggers.





Demonstrators handed out hot chocolate and doughnuts in an effort to open conversations with passersby.
The sect used an annual spiritual ritual as an occasion to march for peace.
WASHINGTONPOST.COM



1 reference to marshall in this book
1. on Page 36:
"ethnonavigation study detailed how Marshall Islanders navigated their outrigger sailing canoes to and from the Puluwat Atoll across bodies of open water by the use ... "




From Boom to Bust in Nigeria

PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria -- Uche was the triggerman for his gang of thieves. When gang members stole oil from pipelines or cellphones from passersby, he made sure no one got in their way.
(By Will Connors, The Washington Post)




passer-by

noun
plural noun: passersby
  1. a person who happens to be going past something, especially on foot.
    "the raiders fled when disturbed by a passer-by"

triggermann.
  1. An underworld gunman who in premeditation shoots a victim.
  2. A gunman; a shooter: “Where is the moral justification . . . in offering the platoon survivors—the actual triggermen—immunity?” (Nelson DeMille).

trigger・man


〔話〕 (銃を使う)殺し屋, (暴力団員の)ボディガード.
trigger


trigger
(START)
verb [T]觸發
to cause something bad to start:
Some people find that certain foods trigger their headaches.
The racial killings at the weekend have triggered off a wave of protests throughout the country.

trigger
noun [C usually singular]
There are fears that the incident may be a trigger for (= cause) further violence in the capital.trigger (GUN PART)
noun [C]板機
a part of a gun which causes the gun to fire when pressed:
It's not clear who actually pulled the trigger.

trig・ger



━━ n. 引き金; 【コンピュータ】トリガー ((パルスを使って回路の動作や状態を制御すること;またそれに用いるパルス)).
quick on the trigger 〔話〕 射撃が早い; すばしこい; 抜け目がない.
━━ vt. 引き金を引く, 誘発する ((off)).
trigger finger 右[きき]手の人さし指.
trigger-happy ━━ a. 〔話〕 (ピストルの引き金を)やたらに引きたがる; 好戦的な.
trigger・man 〔話〕 (銃を使う)殺し屋, (暴力団員の)ボディガード.

DeWALT Recalls Cordless Drills due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: DEWALT Cordless Drills
Units: About 346,000
Manufacturer: DEWALT Industrial Tool Company, of Towson, Md.
Hazard: The trigger switch of the cordless drill can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: DEWALT has received 11 reports of trigger switches overheating. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Description: This recall involves DEWALT individual cordless drills listed below:
Model NumberDescriptionDate Codes
DC920Heavy-Duty XRP™ 1/2” (13mm) 18 Volt Cordless Drill/Driver200723 through 200742
DC930Heavy-Duty XRP™ 1/2" (13mm) 14.4 Volt Cordless Drill/Driver200625 through 200746
DC935Heavy-Duty XRP™ 1/2" (13mm) 14.4 Volt Cordless Hammerdrill/Drill/Driver200627 through 200746
DC936Heavy-Duty XRP™ 1/2" (13mm) 14.4 Volt Cordless Hammerdrill/Drill/Driver200635 through 200746
DC940Heavy-Duty XRP™ 1/2" (13mm) 12 Volt Cordless Drill/Driver200635 through 200746
The model number is printed on a sticker on the side of the unit. The date code is embossed on the bottom of the unit. Units stamped with an “M” following the date code have been repaired and are not included in this recall. The packaging of repaired drills has a green dot sticker near the UPC label.
Sold at: Wholesale distributors and retailers from about June 2006 through December 2007 for between $180 and $280.
Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the drills immediately and contact DEWALT for the location of the nearest service center to receive a free inspection and, if necessary, free repair.
Consumer Contact: Call DEWALT toll-free at (888) 742-9168 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit firm’s Web site at www.DEWALT.com


Picture of Recalled DEWALT Cordless Drill

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