jump lead

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Noun[edit]

jump lead ‎(plural jump leads)

  1. One of a pair of electrical cables with a spring clip at each end, used to connect the batteries of two cars, so as to use the power of one car to operate the starter motor of the second car.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Normally the plural form is used as usually a set of two cables is required.

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