binding post

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binding post

[′bīn·diŋ ‚pōst]
(electricity)
A manually turned screw terminal used for making electrical connections.

binding post

binding post
A post attached to an electric cable, wire, or apparatus, for making a connection to it conveniently.

binding post

The connecting terminals on a power amplifier or speaker. Also called "posts" or "terminals," high-end stereo equipment often uses gold-plated binding posts with screw caps that make tight connections. Five-way binding posts are also used that accept several connector types. Low-end bindings use spring clips, which are lifted while the bare wire is inserted and then released. See banana connector.