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Definitions of trip wire:
  • noun:   a wire stretched close to the ground that activates something (a trap or camera or weapon) when tripped over
  • noun:   a small military force that serves as a first line of defense; if they become engaged in hostilities it will trigger the intervention of stronger military forces

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