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Noun: jumper cable
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: jump lead)
  1. A jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
    "it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads";
    - jumper lead [N. Amer], lead, booster cable [N. Amer], jump lead [Brit]

Derived forms: jumper cables

Type of: conducting wire, jumper, wire

Encyclopedia: Jumper cable