trig

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj trig neat and smart in appearance "a clean-cut and well-bred young man","the trig corporal in his jaunty cap","a trim beard"
    • n trig the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Trig A stone, block of wood, or anything else, placed under a wheel or barrel to prevent motion; a scotch; a skid.
    • a Trig Full; also, trim; neat. "To sit on a horse square and trig ."
    • v. t Trig To fill; to stuff; to cram.
    • v. t Trig To stop, as a wheel, by placing something under it; to scotch; to skid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • trig To act as an obstacle or check; act as a brake. See trig, n., 3.
    • n trig Material, such as gravel or hay, placed on a slippery declivity on a road to check the motion of a sled passing over n.
    • n trig An abbreviation of trigonometrical; of trigonometry.
    • trig True; trusty; trustworthy; faithful.
    • trig Safe; secure.
    • trig Tight; firm; sound; in good condition or health.
    • trig Neat; tidy; trim; spruce; smart.
    • trig Active; clever.
    • n trig A dandy; a coxcomb.
    • trig To dress; trick: with up.
    • trig To fill; stuff; cram.
    • trig Full.
    • trig To stop; obstruct; specifically, to skid; stop (a wheel) by putting a stone, log, or other obstacle in the way.
    • trig To prop; hold up.
    • trig To set a mark on, as a standing-place for the player in the game of ninepins.
    • n trig An obstacle; a prop; a skid; a brake-shoe for a wheel to ride upon in descending steep hills; a small wedge or block used to prevent a cask from rolling.
    • n trig The mark at which the player stands in the game of ninepins or bowls. Halliwell. See trig, verb, 3.
    • trig To trudge; trundle along.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Trig trig trim, neat: tight, sound
    • n Trig a dandy
    • n Trig trig a skid for a wheel, &c.: the mark for players at skittles, &c
    • v.t Trig to stop, to obstruct, to skid
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Formerly written trick, akin to trick, to dress

Usage

In literature:

The trig little sail-boat turned out to be a respectable yacht, steam, at that.
"The Stolen Singer" by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
I got it trigged up, as you see, before it ran amuck to do further damage.
"Foe-Farrell" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
You're trigged out altogether new, an' your gran'mother wouldn't know ye.
"The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair" by Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
She was a prosperous, comfortable looking person, with a plump, trig figure and smoothly arranged white hair.
"Peggy in Her Blue Frock" by Eliza Orne White
Now, on the night of the Trig.
"When Patty Went to College" by Jean Webster
She was wearing tailor-mades, with a trig hat to match, when she opened the door of her entry hall for Mullinix.
"From Place to Place" by Irvin S. Cobb
They're going to trig my drive at the Skulltree dam unless we are through ahead of 'em.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
What is the use of killing a man, when you can wing him as trigly as that?
"Americans All" by Various
He used to pass medium fair in Horace; sub-passable in Trig., and extraordinary mediocre in Polikon.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
I did the examination in final trig three times.
"Beatrice Leigh at College" by Julia Augusta Schwartz
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In poetry:

The daisies grow so trig and tall,—
She always had a passion
For wearing frills around her neck
In just the daisies' fashion.
"Discontent" by Sarah Orne Jewett
Trig her house, and oh! to busk aye
Ilk sweet bairn was a' her pride!--
But at this time News and Whiskey
Sprang nae up at ilk road-side.
"Scotland's Scaith, Or, The History O' Will And Jean. Owre True A Tale. In Two Parts" by Hector MacNeill
"O Jock, sae winsomely's ye ride,
Wi baith your feet upo ae side!
Sae weel's ye're harnessd, and sae trig!
In troth ye sit like ony bride."
"Jock O The Side" by Andrew Lang
A strappin', gracefu', blithesome queen,
Wi' coal-black hair an' glancin' een;
Nae muirlan' lass mair trig an' snell—
An' jist nineteen was Cousin Bell.
"Cousin Bell: An Incident In Real Life" by Janet Hamilton
There was Willie the wabster, an' Tammy the douce,
At Merryston Brig they ilk ane had a hoose;
An' there wasna anither 'twixt that an' Coatbrig
But twa theekit dwallins, laigh, cozy, an' trig.
"A Wheen Aul' Memories" by Janet Hamilton
Auld Scotlan' gangs yirmin an' chanerin' alane;
She wunners whaur a' her trig lassocks ha'e gane;
She's trampit the kintra, an' socht thro' the toons,
An' fan' the fule hizzies—blawn oot like balloons!
"Crinoline" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Trig Avionics (Mode S transponders withADS-B support) www.trig-avionics.com/products.html.
Trig Medical Presents Innovative Labor Progression Management System at ISUOG 21st World Congress.
Gov Sarah Palin was working with her staff on various issues on her plate on the day she reported she had gone into early labor with her fifth child, Trig , in April 2008.
Sarah Palin e-mails: Trig 's birth, the press and Tina Fey.
From Wonkette to Louis CK, Attacks On Sarah Palin and Her Son Trig Are Despicable.
Sarah Palin says 'Family Guy,' 'Fox Hollywood' mocked son Trig .
DARREN MCCOLLESTER/GETTY IMAGES Sarah Palin and her son Trig during a campaign stop in Dover, New Hampshire, in 2008.
Palin says "Family Guy" mocked Trig , who has Down syndrome.
Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd, present their fifth child, a boy named Trig Paxson Van Palin, who was born Friday.
The Palins confirmed that Trig , their second son, has Down syndrome.
The cookout's menu includes brats (brahts) from four Wisconsin companies: Trig's, Johnsonville, The Brat Stop and Usinger's.
Walker and lawmakers will munch on brats by Trig's, Usinger's, Johnsonville and the Brat Stop and sip beer from Lakefront, Titletown, Potosi and MillerCoors.
ATLANTA — Southern Company, through subsidiary Southern Generation Technologies, LLC, and KBR, LLC of Houston, Texas, have formed an alliance to market the coal technology transport integrated gasification (TRIG) to power companies worldwide.
The spill, however, trigged significant studies of Columbia Glacier calving, according to the study's authors, and the glacier has become one of the most well-documented tidewater glaciers in the world.
With the signing of this agreement, KBR acquires exclusive global licensing rights for power generation in addition to its existing rights in industrial applications of TRIG.
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In science:

The TRIGπν ¯ν (1) trigger condition z f rf required the z position of the charged track to be within the fiducial region of all traversed range stack layers.
Study of the decay K+ => pi+,nu,nubar in the momentum region 140
In addition to TRIGπν ¯ν (2) and TRIGπν ¯ν (1), “monitor” triggers were formed for calibration, monitoring, and acceptance and background measurements .
Study of the decay K+ => pi+,nu,nubar in the momentum region 140
Now the γ trigger is used as the main trigger and trigs also the Tracker acquisition.
AMS02 Ecal gamma trigger performance measured at the October 2004 CERN test beam
As it was mentioned before, we are interested in low thresholds, around 20 mV, in order for AMS02 to trig on 1 GeV photons, with a local energy deposition of order 100 MeV.
AMS02 Ecal gamma trigger performance measured at the October 2004 CERN test beam
The purpose of this setup was to test the standalone trigger by actually using it to trig the data acquisition.
AMS02 Ecal gamma trigger performance measured at the October 2004 CERN test beam
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