two heavy cables fitted with crocodile clips used to start a motor vehicle with a discharged battery by connecting the battery to an external battery US and Canadian name jumper cables
noun, Journalism. 1. a line of type identifying the page on or from which a newspaper story is continued.
[juhmp-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈdʒʌmpˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/ noun 1. a person who supervises the of paratroopers or other parachutists.
[juhmp-awf, -of] /ˈdʒʌmpˌɔf, -ˌɒf/ noun 1. a place for jumping off. 2. a point of departure, as of a race or a military attack. 3. the start of such a departure. 4. a supplementary contest among horses tied for first place in a jumping contest. [juhmp] /dʒʌmp/ verb (used without object) 1. to spring clear […]
- Jump off into never-never land
[J. M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan”] Same as branch to Fishkill, but more common in technical cultures associated with non-IBM computers that use the term “jump” rather than “branch”. Compare hyperspace. [Jargon File] (1994-12-15)