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alligator

amphibious reptiles of the order Crocodylia. The closely related crocodile, caiman and gavials are also members.

alligator clips
spring-loaded, slightly-toothed clamps with long jaws; used particularly as electrodes on an electrocardiograph because they can be easily attached to the animal's skin.
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On the following pages, we show you how to make adornments out of such ordinary materials as buttons, wood molding and details, clay, even alligator clips and other electronic parts.
An AC/DC current clamp is provided for the measurement of operation currents and the complete test kit, including all test probes' alligator clips, Sunclix and MC4 adaptor leads is supplied in a convenient carrying case.
Heavy-duty leads, probes, and alligator clips fit in the custom carrying case, for a rugged field testing kit.