alligator clip


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alligator clip

n.
A spring-loaded clip with serrated jaws, often used to make temporary electrical connections.

al′ligator clip`


n.
a spring-loaded clip with narrow jaws, used for making temporary electrical connections.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alligator clip - a clip with a spring that closes the metal jawsalligator clip - a clip with a spring that closes the metal jaws
clip - any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
clip lead - a short piece of wire with alligator clips on both ends
jaw - holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
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Simply attach one to your wrist like a watch and attach the alligator clip on the end of the line to any grounded metal object: done, no worries.
The cord can be a merit plug or have alligator clip connections.
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The lanyard includes a convenient alligator clip so a hunter can clip the call anywhere.
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Then connect the alligator clip to one terminal and touch the probe to the other one (Photo 2).
The GF13700 features an alligator clip that attaches to the user's clothing.
Now connect the red alligator clip to the positive (+) post on the battery and the black alligator clip to the negative (-) post on the battery (for 12-volt negative ground systems).
Attach the lemons in a series: Using an alligator clip, attach one end of a copper wire to the penny in one of the lemons.
a week after, inside the gold pocket w/ the golden alligator clip.