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Root Words:

[()·き + かね()]
hiki + kane

English Meaning(s) for 引き鉄

  1. trigger (of a gun, etc.)
  2. trigger (for something); immediate cause

Definition and Synonyms for 引き鉄

Initiation an act that sets in motion some course of events
Synonyms: 引き金, 誘発, 開始
Firing Mechanism the action that ignites the charge in a firearm
Synonyms: 引き金
Gun Trigger lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
Synonyms: トリガー, 引き金

Meanings for each kanji in 引き鉄

pull; tug; jerk; admit; install; quote; refer to Kanji Details »
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Categories 引き鉄 is a member of

Causing the act of causing something to happen
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Action the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism
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Lever a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
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