yellow wire

yellow wire

(IBM) Repair wires used when connectors (especially ribbon connectors) got broken due to some schlemiel pinching them, or to reconnect cut traces after the field engineer mistakenly cut one. Compare blue wire, purple wire, red wire.
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Judge Gerard Griffin yesterday said although he could not tell whether the equipment was for audio or video recording - or both - he was concerned yellow wires in the house were of the international standard for video recording.