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ar·rest

 (ə-rĕst′)
v. ar·rest·ed, ar·rest·ing, ar·rests
v.tr.
1. To stop; check: a brake that automatically arrests motion; arrested the growth of the tumor.
2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
v.intr.
To undergo cardiac arrest: The patient arrested en route to the hospital.
n.
1.
a. The act of detaining in legal custody: the arrest of a criminal suspect.
b. The state of being so detained: a suspect under arrest.
2. A device for stopping motion, especially of a moving part.
3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped.

[Middle English aresten, from Old French arester, from Vulgar Latin *arrestāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin restāre, to stand still (re-, re- + stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots).]

ar·rest′a·ble adj.
ar·rest′er, ar·res′tor n.
ar·rest′ment n.

arrester

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arrestor

n
1. a person who arrests
2. a thing that stops or checks motion, esp a mechanism of wires for slowing aeroplanes as they land on an aircraft carrier
3. (Aeronautics) a thing that stops or checks motion, esp a mechanism of wires for slowing aeroplanes as they land on an aircraft carrier
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arrester - a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrierarrester - a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
aircraft carrier, attack aircraft carrier, flattop, carrier - a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
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