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pigtail

a twisted roll of tobacco

pigtail

[′pig‚tāl]
(electricity)
A short, flexible wire, usually stranded or braided, used between a stationary terminal and a terminal having a limited range of motion, as in relay armatures.

pigtail

A flexible conductor which is attached to an electric component, providing a means of connecting the component to a circuit.

pigtail

A cable that has an appropriate connector on one end and loose wires on the other. It is designed to patch into an existing line or to terminate the ends of a long run. See patch cord.
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Braid two pigtails, then pull 'em up to create a crown and pin.
Standard wall mount enclosures are mainly used for connecting the optical indoor/outdoor cables, patch cords and pigtails.
What follows is the true story of how Butler--a senior officer who had fought in the Revolutionary War and had spent nearly thirty years in uniform--was prosecuted for refusing to cut off his pigtail.
Available in 6/6 nylon, RDD Pigtail Lockit Strain Relief Bushings absorb forces of pull, push, twist and flex to securely anchor, insulate and protect cables at panel entry points.
I'll race you to the old hickory tree," Pigtail said.
A THE pigtail was a mark of submission to the Manchu or Qing dynasty which ruled from 1644.
Using an exchange wire, a standard 8F locking pigtail catheter was placed in the collection, with withdrawal of approximately 200 ml of pus.
They are available with PVC or PUR cable jacks, in standard or custom lengths, with either pigtail or extension cords.
Walker is famous for monstrous and delicate, often near-life-size black-paper silhouettes, assembled from the boneyard of southern gothic--a pigtail here, an apron there, a bared breast, a hoop-skirt, a broad-brimmed hat, a penis.
The three-piece weatherproof potted enclosure and long pigtail design provide for easy installation.
Instead of wiring the heaters individually to a pigtail, the wiring runs down the barrel cover to a single outlet for quick changeover in minutes.