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alligator clip

[′al·ə‚gād·ər ‚klip]
(electricity)
A long, narrow spring clip with meshing jaws; used with test leads to make temporary connections quickly. Also known as crocodile clip.
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Once the board has been connected to a PC or laptop via USB cable, the alligator clips can be connected to any object that conducts electricity.
His composition, Gongan, effectively imitates the sound of an Indonesian gamelan by having the players attach alligator clips and plastic discs to their strings for the performance.
Colonial Medical Assisted Devices offers Primus Medical's Prime Snap, designed to replace metal alligator clips and safety pins used with magnetic or pull-pin alarms.
The alligator clips were attached to insulated wires that connected to the air-cartridge port of the TASER M26.