Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of arrester.
  • n. - A buffer stop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See arrester.

Etymologies

arrest +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Fleiss: One of the birds chewed the spark arrestor off of the chimney, and you'll see it just went up like gasoline.

    Exclusive: Heidi Fleiss on Her New Animal Planet Show Prostitutes to Parrots

  • BP restarted the collection aboard the ship effort early Saturday, after cleaning a blocked flame arrestor

    BP Cautiously Resumes Collection Efforts

  • Similar to the MOVs, some surge protectors use a gas discharge arrestor or gas tube, which acts similarly to an MOV since the gas in the tube becomes ionized, and less resistance to electricity flow permits over-voltage energy to flow to the physical ground.

    Electrical surges and spikes

  • Not the fall arrestor but an actual belt like lineman use.

    A Sticky Question

  • Or they could have pulled the spark arrestor out—even though it's a lot of work to remove one, and it doesn't improve performance in any way.

    Recent California wildfires sparked by power equipment?

  • Despite having a garage full of loyal gas models I mostly love (a Stihl chainsaw, an Echo trimmer and backpack blower, and Honda push mower), I relished not running to the gas station, cleaning a spark arrestor screen (don't ask) or fishing out a fuel filter for replacement this year.

    Mow Power, Less Gas

  • State police issued four warrants last week for the arrestor alleged cult leader Arvin Shreeve,61, a retired landscaper, on charges of sodomy and sexual assault of children.

    A Prophet And His 'Sisters'

  • But remember about our CF-188s: ...many naval features were retained from the F/A-18 including the arrestor hook, the robust landing gear, and the wing-folding mechanisms.

    Naval F-35C for Canada?

  • JOHNS: When the FBI came to arrestor Madoff here at his New York penthouse, the complaint says, Madoff told the agent, there is no innocent explanation, and that he, quote, "expected to go to jail."

    CNN Transcript Dec 12, 2008

  • In the USA, when performing a citizen's arrest it is advisable not to give a Miranda Warning or caution as this could be construed as impersonating a police officer; instead the arrestor should try to remember and tell the police officers anything the detained person has said.

    dailycomic Diary Entry

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