Definitions for spark arrester

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spark arrester(noun)

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

  2. spark arrester, sparker(noun)

    a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Spark Arrester

    A screen of wire netting fitting around the carbons of an arc lamp above the globe to prevent the escape of sparks from the carbons.


  1. Spark arrestor

    A spark arrestor is any device which prevents the emission of flammable debris from combustion sources, such as internal combustion engines, fireplaces, and wood burning stoves. Spark arrestors play a critical role in the prevention of wildland fire and ignition of explosive atmospheres. As such, their use is required by law in many jurisdictions worldwide.


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