Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
A spring-loaded clip with serrated jaws, often used to make temporary electrical connections.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a spring-loaded clip with narrow jaws, used for making temporary electrical connections.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||alligator 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.