aluminum-cell arrester

aluminum-cell arrester

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ‚sel ə′res·tər]
(electricity)
A lightning arrester consisting of a number of electrolytic cells in series formed from aluminum trays containing electrolyte. Also known as aluminum arrester; electrolytic arrester.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.