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spark arrester

[′spärk ə‚res·tər]
(engineering)
An apparatus that prevents sparks from escaping from a chimney.
A device that reduces or eliminates electric sparks at a point where a circuit is opened and closed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

spark arrester

A device (located at the top of a chimney) to prevent sparks, embers, or other ignited material above a given size from being expelled to the atmosphere. Also called a bonnet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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