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arrester

[ə′res·tər]
(electricity)
(engineering)
A wire screen at the top of an incinerator or chimney which prevents sparks or burning material from leaving the stack.

arrester

1. At the top of an incinerator or chimney, a wire screen which prevents sparks or burning material from leaving the stack.
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