Arrestor vs. Arrester

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  • Arrestor (noun)

    alternative form of arrester

  • Arrester (noun)

    One who places another under arrest.

  • Arrester (noun)

    A device that stops or prevents, such as a railway buffer, or a spark arrester that prevents sparks from being released to start fires.

  • Arrester (noun)

    a device which prevents or stops a specified thing

    “a spark arrester”

  • Arrester (noun)

    a device on an aircraft carrier that slows down aircraft after landing by means of a hook and cable.

Oxford Dictionary

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