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arrester
A device that protects hardware, such as systems, subsystems, circuits, and equipment, from voltage or current surges produced by lightning or electromagnetic pulses. Note: If the hardware is adequately protected, associated software may also be adequately protected. Synonyms surge protective device, surge suppressor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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