jumper cables


jumper cables

noun plural

: a pair of electrical cables that are used to start a car, truck, etc., when its battery is not working by connecting the battery to another source of power (such as another car's battery) : cables used to jump-start a vehicle

Full Definition of JUMPER CABLES

:  a pair of electrical cables with alligator clips used to make a connection for jump-starting a vehicle

First Known Use of JUMPER CABLES

circa 1926

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