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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.
Attach the lemons in a series: Using an alligator clip, attach one end of a copper wire to the penny in one of the lemons.
TEST PROBES: Attach alligator clips (a must-have accessory) to the testing probes, connect the clips to the power plug, and turn on the VOM.
The instrument comes with a protective holster and Flex-Stand, a safety designed test lead set, alligator clips, one 9V alkaline battery, a user's manual, and a quick reference guide.
Different-sized holes cut in the board, alligator clips, and spikes will hold food for chopping or peeling.
While teens like decorative claw and alligator clips for the functionality they provide in holding their hair back, kiddie barrettes in all kinds of different shapes and colors are very popular, says Sue Mackey, director of marketing at Wilhold, a subsidiary of American Greetings Corp.
Or, try a modular plug cheater - a wire with two alligator clips on one end and a modular plug on the other.
On the following pages, we show you how to make adornments out of such ordinary materials as buttons, wood molding and details, clay, even alligator clips and other electronic parts.
This kit comes with 5 different attachments (2 sizes of pin-probes, multimeter jack plugs, spade connector and alligator clips).
A group of journalists from several countries listened patiently on how a couple of alligator clips, a computer chip, two wires, a little buzzer, and a power bank could link to a plant and create technological magic.
Test Leads Shall Be Fully Insulated Alligator Clips With Wide Jaws.
The U1251A and U1252A include alligator clips, fine-tip test probes, SMT and mini grabbers, and a soft carrying case.