lightning arrester


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lightning arrester

n.
A protective device for electrical equipment that reduces excessive voltage resulting from lightning to a safe level by grounding the discharge.

lightning arrester

n
(Electrical Engineering) a device that protects electrical equipment, such as an aerial, from an excessive voltage resulting from a lightning discharge or other accidental electric surge, by discharging it to earth

light′ning arrest`er


n.
a device for preventing damage to radio, telephonic, or other electric equipment from lightning or other high-voltage currents.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lightning arrester - electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in currentlightning arrester - electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current
suppresser, suppressor - an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents
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