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Meaning of ARRESTER

Pronunciation:  u'restur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
 

ARRESTER is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: arrester hook
 
 See Also: aircraft carrier, attack aircraft carrier, carrier, constraint, flattop, restraint

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar*rest"er\, n.
1. One who arrests.

2. (Scots Law) The person at whose suit an arrestment is
   made. [Also written {arrestor}.]



 

 

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