from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An electric cable used to connect a discharged battery to a power source for charging.

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  • noun often pluralized A pair of well-insulated electrical wires, with clamps at each end, designed to transfer an electrical current from one automotive battery to another in order to jump start a vehicle.

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  • noun a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire


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