jump leads

jump leads

(liːdz)
pl n
(Automotive Engineering) two heavy cables fitted with crocodile clips used to start a motor vehicle with a discharged battery by connecting the battery to an external battery. US and Canadian name: jumper cables
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Carrying your own 'breakdown kit' - this could include a mobile phone, jack, spare tyre, jump leads, water bottle/coolant and warning triangle.
Another time they attached jump leads to a drug addicts nipples and tortured him with Stanley knife blades.
FORGET first aid kits or jump leads, a survey by breakdown service Autonational Rescue has found the most important single item people take with them on holiday is .
JENNY COSGROVE, Staffordshire Sister Spanner says: YOU can try topush-start a manual gearbox car or use jump leads but check your vehicle handbook first to see if this is possible.
I got into the habit of starting it up with jump leads every time I needed it,' he said.
My husband came with his jump leads, which did not work.
Carry emergency kit, to include a torch, spare batteries and bulbs, screen scraper/de-icer, jump leads, warning triangle, first-aid kit, phone card and cash, blankets and warm jacket, shovel, rope and road atlas.
7 Carry a scraper, torch, batteries and jump leads.
These items should be in your emergency kit: ice scraper and de-icer, torch and spare batteries, warm clothes and a blanket, boots, first aid kit, jump leads, food and a warm drink in a thermos; shovel; reflective warning sign; sunglasses - the glare off snow can be dazzling.
Unemployed Nicholas Mckie, 18, of Alnwick, Northumberland, was set on fire and had jump leads attached to him in the incident in January.
So I should really be fighting the notion that Cherie Blair looks like a tree frog to which live jump leads have been attached and resisting the temptation to say so in print.
He knew there were jump leads in his mother's Fiat and thought the most sensible thing was to take the car down to help start the quad bike.