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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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This led to the decision to place a pleural pigtail chest tube to relieve the pneumothorax.
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.
Powdered hair was usually tied in a pigtail or queue.
En sik kullanilan teknikler, yuvarlak uclu pigtail prob ile silikon tupun anuler entubasyonu, bikanalikuler nazal silikon tup entubasyonu ve monokanalikuler silikon tup entubasyonudur.
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.
2920-01-438-4767 Pigtail 5995-01-429-8209 </pre> <p>The newer M2A3/M3A3 Bradleys use a completely different 400-amp generator and also require an electronic control module.