Definitions for "Arrester"
A device to impede the flow of large dust particles or sparks from a stack, usually screening at the top.
a device placed from phase to ground whose nonlinear impedance characteristics provide a path for high-amplitude transients.
A piece of equipment designed to protect the electrical system from lightning. Refer to lightning arrester.
a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
Keywords:  suit, person
The person at whose suit an arrestment is made.
Keywords:  one
One who arrests.