In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- He was a genius at creating special booby traps and tripwires, all sorts of custom-made devices designed to inflict maximum pain and damage.
- Blast mines are laid on or below the soil surface and explode when trodden on, while fragmentation mines are usually set off by tripwires and spray metal fragments over a wide area.
- There is a problem, though, when a single event is considered the tripwire that brings God's judgment.
- He crouched down and brushed some leaves aside to reveal a small tripwire stretched between two trees.
- There were no guards, no alarms, no more tripwires after those we had evaded.
- The wide area antipersonnel mine was a flanged metal sphere with tripwires spread by springs.
- The antipersonnel mines are activated by tripwires that will explode by the presence of a civilian or combatant.
- He fixed up a few more things, and the bottles stood on the ground, tightly strung with a tripwire between them.
- This provides an automatic detection, or tripwire, feature within the system.
- Later in the game, the mercenaries start deploying Claymore mines, which are triggered by tripwire.
- Then attach a tripwire to the dead animal with the other end attached to a loaded shotgun.
- The first mines were employed in the American Civil War when Confederate forces linked tripwires to musket trigger mechanisms to fire black powder and shrapnel charges with percussion caps.
- Trip flares, attached to low pickets, can be placed around a position or in an ambush site, and may either be fired when an enemy touches a tripwire or initiated by the defender or ambusher.
- Government cutbacks and legal tripwires have conspired to see the town park overgrown and uncared for.
- The end result is you can trigger an alarm - hitting a tripwire, getting caught on camera, scaring guards - and then sprint to a deactivation panel before it's too late and then go on about your business.
- 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.
- The mine is a ground blast fragmentation mine activated by disturbing one of four tripwires.
- He quickly made his way through the corridors, following that odd mark and keeping an eye out for tripwires, odd stones, and trap doors.
- After a couple of steps, I saw a second tripwire.
- The clash of contemporary ugliness with ancient beauty is a tripwire I often stumble on.
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