booster cable


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booster cable

boost′er ca`ble


n.
either of a pair of electric cables used for starting the engine of a vehicle whose battery is dead. Also called jumper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.booster cable - a jumper that consists of a short piece of wirebooster cable - a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire; "it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads"
clip lead - a short piece of wire with alligator clips on both ends
jumper - a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
conducting wire, wire - a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
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90 incl, p&p Heavy Duty 3m Jump Lead With Led Lights This booster cable features LED lights built into the clamps making boosting safer and easier in low light conditions.
The three youth have all filed formal complaints with police and have stated that they were lured to the car wash where they were overpowered by Hernandez and his accomplices, soaked with water; their pants pulled down and a battery booster cable attached to their genitals.
Military since 1984, MIB's MIL-SPEC booster cables combine 1-gauge stranded copper welding-type cable with solid copper clamps for enhanced electrical conductivity and an efficient jump start.
Carry extra emergency equipment such as flares, battery booster cables, a flashlight and extra batteries, blankets, emergency food and drinking water.
Particularly in areas of the country that experience decidedly frigid winters, a set of jumper cables, also called booster cables, is a necessity.
Pirzada owns a make-shift shop and sells everything from miswak (the traditional toothbrush from the bark of a tree), to booster cables, prayer beads and evil-looking knives.
It always helps to have a set of booster cables on hand in case your battery goes dead.
Winterize your car--include a first-aid kit, blankets, extra warm clothes, a windshield scraper, rock salt, a bag of sand of cat litter, a shovel, booster cables, a flashlight, water and food.