Technology, Data Communication Terms, Glossary and Dictionary
Jumper may refer to the following things: (1) a wire that connects equipment and cable on a distributing frame in a telephone system. (2) when called as a jumper wire, it is a wire or connector used to establish a circuit for testing. (3) a metal bridge that connects parts of an electrical circuit that can be used to configure expansion boards. (4) an electrical switch consisting of a number of pins and a connector that can be attached to the pins in a variety of ways.