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spark arrester

n.
1. A device designed to keep sparks from escaping, as at a chimney opening.
2. A device used to control electric sparking at a point where a circuit is made or broken.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spark arrester - electrical device to reduce sparking when electrical contacts are opened or closed
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
2.spark arrester - a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack
meshwork, meshing, network, mesh, net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
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He should ensure that no vehicle could enter in to the factory without first fixing the spark arrestor.
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