jumper leads

/ˈdʒʌmpə lidz / (say 'jumpuh leedz)

plural noun
a pair of heavy jumpers used in starting a motor vehicle with a flat battery, by connecting this battery to a charged one.
Also, jump leads.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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