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Noun: lightning arrester  'lIt-ning u'res-tu(r)
  1. Electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current
    - surge suppressor, surge protector, spike suppressor, spike arrester

Derived forms: lightning arresters

Type of: suppresser, suppressor

Encyclopedia: Lightning arrester