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.
More 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.
Definition of jump lead in:
- The US English dictionary