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tripwire
American English: /ˈtrɪpˌwaɪ(ə)r/
British English: /ˈtrɪpwʌɪə/

Translation of tripwire in Spanish:

noun

  • cable (masculine) trampa
    Example sentences
    • Then attach a tripwire to the dead animal with the other end attached to a loaded shotgun.
    • She's devising a plan to lay a trap for them with tripwires and a lot of tin foil - apparently they like shiny things - but she doesn't have high hopes.
    • He was a genius at creating special booby traps and tripwires, all sorts of custom-made devices designed to inflict maximum pain and damage.
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