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A wire screen at the top of an incinerator or chimney which prevents sparks or burning material from leaving the stack.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. At the top of an incinerator or chimney, a wire screen which prevents sparks or burning material from leaving the stack.
2.See lightning arrester.
3.See surge arrester.
4.See water-hammer arrester.
5. A lightning arrester.
6. A grease trap.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.