Definition of jump lead in English:

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jump lead

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʌmpliːd/


Each of a pair of thick electric cables fitted with clips at either end, used for recharging a battery in a motor vehicle by connecting it to the battery in another.
Example sentences
  • It is also recommended to carry a jack, jump leads, spare fuses and a torch.
  • However, the engine roared into life with suitable application of jump leads to the empty space once occupied by a battery.
  • And my car is usually on the receiving end of the jump leads, so I'm not sure it would be any use.

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