spark arrester

Definitions of spark arrester
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n a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack

Synonyms:
sparker
Type of:
mesh, meshing, meshwork, net, network
an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals

n electrical device to reduce sparking when electrical contacts are opened or closed

Type of:
electrical device
a device that produces or is powered by electricity

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