jumper cable


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jumper cable

n.
An electric cable used to connect a discharged battery to a power source for charging. Also called booster cable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jumper cable - a jumper that consists of a short piece of wirejumper 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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Based on the cable type, the railway wiring harness market includes power cable, transmission cable, jumper cable, and others.
The real problem, however, and the reason that jumper cables have been the recipient of such bad press, is not the cable component of the jumper cable, but the connector serving the STP and terminating the (jumper) cable.
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Two or more TIS-8632 units can be daisy-chained together via fiber (or an inexpensive copper jumper cable for short runs) and can be used to add multiple AV elements such as distributed IP video cameras onto the network, or to isolate a conference room for security purposes.
The levers were like the jumper cable pincers that help recharge your dead battery.
Figure 1 shows the end of an actual cell site jumper cable after having been disconnected for testing.
This new type VXL5-50 7/8-inch cable offers the efficiency of a main feeder cable but is lighter in weight and has the bending and flexing capabilities of a typical jumper cable. In wireless applications, the VXL5 cable can be a single-cable solution for the transmission line function.
South Miami, FL, December 13, 2014 --(PR.com)-- An innovative and highly useful new automotive repair accessory, the Monterio Jumper Cable, has been developed by Bruce B.
This input normally is connected to the internal 10 MHz reference output via a BNC coaxial jumper cable. This input port allows the 5225A to be operated from an external 10 MHz reference frequency and has an input level requirement of +13 dBm, [+ or -]1 dB.
The jumper cable assemblies have an injection molded boot on each connector which provides added strain relief and weather sealing ensuring long term durability.