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purple wire

(jargon, hardware)purple wire - Wire installed by IBM Field Engineers to work around problems discovered during testing or debugging. These are called "purple wires" even when (as is frequently the case) they are yellow.

Compare blue wire, yellow wire, and red wire.
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