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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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"Jenaya was excited before she had her hair cut but then once the pigtails were cut, I think it hit her and the reality sunk in that her hair was gone.
Pigtails & Crewcuts is next to the dental practice.
Her colors are black and red, she has a mask, no pigtails and she doesn't show any skin.
But scientists at King's College London hope tests on the hair can link the 10 pigtails to seven of the mutinous sailors and three of their Polynesian companions.
I wanted to pull her pigtails, schoolyardstylee, but I am a lady (SHUT UP, I AM A LADY!), so I just gave her that fake smile that doesn't reach the eyes.
And although Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller and representatives for the singers were unavailable for comment, Mel C - aka Sporty Spice - tweeted yesterday: "Woke up this morning wondering whether I need to start practising my backflips?!!!" Bunton, known as Baby Spice, added: "Do I need to put my pigtails in?!?!?"
pigtails and patchcords, cable assemblies and preinstalled modules.
* Pop in a pair of deconstructed pigtails (yep, pigtail fishtails!).
It provides multifrequency coverage in a small form factor and includes three 13" pigtails dedicated to GPS, Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz and LTE for location, communications and backhaul, www.terrawave.com/mobilesolutions.
Standard wall mount enclosures are mainly used for connecting the optical indoor/outdoor cables, patch cords and pigtails. It can be wall mounted or pole mounted and provides various accessories to avoid any unexpected damage to the fiber.
In addition to thin-walled, kink-resistant, ribbed, perforated and split extrusions, it can create profiles that include bends, coils or pigtails in single or multiple planes.