alligator clip

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a clip with a spring that closes the metal jaws

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During the preliminary setup before the actual calibration, the maintainer removed the front faceplate from the pressure switch and connected alligator clips from the multimeter to the electrical contacts inside the switch.
Check the static discharge reel for missing alligator clips and frayed or damaged static wire.
Their basic kit contains a USB cable and a modified circuit board with alligator clips attached to it.
Atop its black plastic case, an ordinary table fork is gripped by alligator clips.
I crimped alligator clips to the ends of the wire harness.
He attached alligator clips to the ears of his sleeping wife and two of his three children and turned on the power at the family home in Melbourne.