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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arrester  \Ar*rest"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  arrests. 
 
  2.  (Scots  Law)  The  person  at  whose  suit  an  arrestment  is 
  made  [Also  written  {arrestor}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arrester 
  n  :  slows  airplanes  as  they  land  on  the  flight  deck  of  an 
  aircraft  carrier  [syn:  {arrester  hook}] 




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