a) One who places under arrest.
b) A device that stops or prevents, as a spark arrester that prevents sparks from being released to start fires.

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  • Arrester — Ar*rest er, n. 1. One who arrests. [1913 Webster] 2. (Scots Law) The person at whose suit an arrestment is made. [Also written {arrestor}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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