jumper cable

A pair of insulated electrical wires used to jump-start a car with a dead battery.

He kept a jumper cable in an emergency box in the car, as he had once been caught with a dead battery.

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  • jumper cable — See jumper cables …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • jumper cable — noun North American term for jump lead …   English new terms dictionary

  • jumper lead — noun a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads • Syn: ↑jumper cable, ↑lead, ↑booster cable • Hypernyms: ↑jumper, ↑wire, ↑conducting wire …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Jumper (computing) — In electronics and particularly computing, a jumper is a short length of conductor used to close a break in or bypass part of an electrical circuit. Jumpers are typically used to set up or adjust printed circuit boards, such as the motherboards… …   Wikipedia

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