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arbiter

a person empowered to judge in a dispute; referee; arbitrator
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arbiter

[′är·bəd·ər]
(computer science)
A computer unit that determines the priority sequence in which two or more processor inputs are connected to a single functional unit such as a multiplier or memory.
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He was both a technical and quality arbitor assisting in the resolution of many disputes in the coffee industry, in which he was regarded as a true gentleman.
After that first hearing, Celtic demanded that the case be put before an independent arbitor, John Murray QC, who found Farry had been negligent.