alligator clip


Definition of ALLIGATOR CLIP

:  a spring-loaded clip that has jaws resembling an alligator's and is used for making temporary electrical connections

Illustration of ALLIGATOR CLIP

First Known Use of ALLIGATOR CLIP

circa 1941


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