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This feature is not essential in an arrester intended solely to divert lightning discharges.
All currents above this critical amount will operate the arrester; the larger the current, the shorter the time of operating.
Fig. 203 shows a device known as a "saw-tooth" arrester because of its metal plates being provided with teeth.
He is the properest shape wherein they fancy Satan; for he is at most but an arrester, and hell a dungeon.Microcosmography|John Earle
A form of Western Electric arrester particularly adapted for outside use on railway lines is shown with its cover in Fig. 210.