test lead

test lead

[′test ‚lēd]
(electricity)
A flexible insulated lead, usually with a test prod at one end, used for making tests, connecting instruments to a circuit temporarily, or making other temporary connections.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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