Arrestee



a person who is under arrest.
Contemporary Examples

The arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring survey (ADAM) was terminated in March, and not one congressmen tried to save it.
Gov’t Abandons Best Survey for Counting U.S. Drug Users Abby Haglage April 7, 2014

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  • Arrester

    Also, arrestor. a person or thing that . Electricity, . Historical Examples Fig. 203 shows a device known as a “saw-tooth” arrester because of its metal plates being provided with teeth. Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1 Kempster Miller If you use a loop antenna, of course, no arrester is needed. Letters of a […]

  • Arresting

    attracting or capable of attracting attention or interest; striking: an arresting smile. making or having made an : the arresting officer. to seize (a person) by legal authority or warrant; take into custody: The police arrested the burglar. to catch and hold; attract and fix; engage: The loud noise arrested our attention. to check the […]



  • Arresting gear

    any mechanism or device for bringing something to a stop, as an airplane landing on an aircraft carrier.

  • Arrestingly

    attracting or capable of attracting attention or interest; striking: an arresting smile. making or having made an : the arresting officer. Contemporary Examples Most arrestingly, he also reveals the grace that can miraculously inhabit affliction. Oliver Sacks on The Mind’s Eye and Neurological Afflictions Jamie Holmes November 12, 2010 Historical Examples His face, now bristling […]



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