A device which prevents a certain action. For example, a spark arrester is a special pipe mounted in the end of the exhaust pipe which prevents any burning gasses from coming out with the possible danger of igniting any combustibles in the area (i.e., setting the forest on fire). Also see Spark arrester .
Meaning of ARRESTER in English
English dictionary of automotive terms. Английский словарь автомобильных терминов. 2012